A MAN and a woman were taken to hospital yesterday after being involved in a crash in Blackburn.

The collision happened in Brownhill Drive shortly after 10.30am. A man in his 40s, who was riding a black Honda Fireblade motorbike, was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital with a suspected fractured arm and wrist.

The driver of the Honda Civic, a woman in her early 20s, was taken to hospital to be treated for shock.

Police directed traffic around the crash for an hour while the vehicles were moved.

The car’s passenger side and windscreen were damaged during the incident.