Motorbiker in critical condition after Long Hill crash

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition in hospital after an accident on the A5004 Long Hill last night (Tuesday).

Police said they believed the rider of the black Suzuki motorbike, which was travelling towards Whaley Bridge, lost control. The rider, who is from Stockport, was taken to Wythenshawe Hospital with serious head injuries.

The road was closed for several hours while the motorbike was recovered and debris was cleared from the road.

Anyone with information on the accident is asked to contact Pc Prince from the collision investigation unit on 101.