A MOTORCYCLIST escaped after his bike collided with a van on New Chester Road.

The man, who is in his 50s and from Bromborough, was taken to Arrowe Park Hospital to be treated for a broken leg following the incident yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened just after 1pm and the road was blocked off.

Both the white Vauxhall Combo van and the Triumph motorbike were towed off the road at around 2.50pm.

Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.