Update: Teenager critical after collision

Sunday, June 17, 2018

We are appealing for information after a collision in Burnley left a teenager in a critical condition in hospital.

The collision happened at 11.45pm on Saturday, (June 16th) on Springfield Road when a black VW Golf collided with an 18 year old pedestrian who was crossing the road near to the junction with Hollingreave Road.

The pedestrian, who is from the local area, was left with serious head injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital where his condition is described as critical.

A 36 year old woman and 25 year old man arrested have since been bailed pending further enquiries until July 13th.

Sgt Lee Harris, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “This collision has left a young man with some very serious injuries and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or who has any information which could assist with our investigation to come forward and contact the police.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1758 of June 16th.

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