Police are appealing for information after a man was left in a life threatening condition following an off road bike incident in Carrington last night.

Officers were called to Common Lane at 7pm on Tuesday July 28 to reports of an incident.

A 23-year-old man had been seriously injured after falling backwards off a red and black Honda off road bike.

He had been riding alongside his friends were also on similar bikes.

Emergency services attended the scene and the man was later taken to hospital where he remains in a life threatening condition.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are still ongoing.

Police Constable Adam Scott, of Greater Manchester's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "This is a tragic accident which has sadly left a man in a critical condition.

"We are keen to establish the full circumstances behind this incident, and are appealing for any witnesses who may have been in the area at the time and saw the off road bikes.

"This incident happened in daylight hours and we are confident that there are witnesses who may have information that can help us to complete our enquiries."

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 2296 of 28/07/2020.

Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.