Cyclist taken to hospital after falling off bike

Market Street, Leigh (Google Maps)
Market Street, Leigh (Google Maps)
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A CYCLIST required hospital treatment after falling into the road.

It is thought the cyclist, a man aged around 20, had swerved to avoid a vehicle and fell off his bike into the road on Market Street, Leigh, at around 5.10pm last night.

The man was helped at the scene by a passing doctor before being taken to hospital in a rapid response car. His injuries were not thought to be serious.