A ROAD has been blocked after a quad rider came off his bike.

Police were called to reports of a road traffic collision on Bolton Road, near Grove House Road, at around 12.54pm.

A police spokesperson said: "The male rider of a quadbike came off into the road.

"The road is blocked at this time.

"We're currently working to ascertain the full circumstances."

Emergency services are intending on taking the rider to hospital.