Man injured in collision

Thursday, November 16, 2017

A man has been left with a number of serious injuries following a collision in Penwortham on Tuesday November 15th.

The incident happened at around 3.15pm across from Ribble Vets on Liverpool Road, Penwortham when a red Volkswagen Golf has mounted the pavement and collided with a 34 year old local man.

He suffered various injuries to his head, neck, face and legs and was taken to Royal Preston where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Officers are asking any witnesses to the collision to please make contact with the police on the telephone number or email details provided below.

Sgt Steve Hardman from the Road Policing Unit said: “Firstly my thoughts are with the injured pedestrian who is in hospital after being seriously injured as a result of the collision. 

“We are trying to piece together exactly what has happened prior to the collision and identify where possible why this has occurred

“If you have any information that you think could help, please get in contact with us at your earliest opportunity.”

The driver of the Golf, a 76 year old Tarleton woman, was treated for shock and minor injuries at Royal Preston hospital but was discharged later that evening

The road was closed for three hours whilst an investigation took place at the scene.  

You can report information by calling Sgt Steve Hardman on 07967 828713 or by emailing [email protected] quoting incident reference 934 of November 15th.


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