Motorcyclist fighting for life after collision in Benchill
A motorcyclist is fighting for his life following a collision in Benchill in which a young child was injured.
At about 3.50pm on Monday 15 June 2015, police were called to Brownley Road, at its junction with Chigwell Close, Benchill, following reports of a collision involving a car and a motorbike.
Officers attended and found a Nissan Qashqai and a Yamaha R1 had collided.
The driver of the car, a woman, suffered whiplash, cuts and bruises and her nine-year-old grandson also suffered injuries to his face and ribs. The child was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are described as serious but not life-threatening.
The motorcyclist suffered a serious head injury and also internal injuries and he remains in hospital in a critical condition.
Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742.