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Two men have been bailed as part of an investigation into a serious collision

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

TWO men arrested as part of an investigation into a collision which left a man with life threatening injuries have been bailed.

A 22 year old, from Burnley, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

A second man, aged 30 from Poulton le Fylde, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Both men have been bailed until March 14th 2017.

Police launched an investigation after a pedestrian crossing Yorkshire Street in Burnley was struck by a silver BMW 3 Series car and suffered multiple serious injuries.

The car involved in the collision stopped briefly but then drove off from the scene.

The collision happened at about 11.45pm last night (Monday, December 26th)

The victim, a 51 year old man from Burnley, was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital where he remains in the intensive care unit.

A silver BMW 3 Series car has been recovered from an address in Burnley.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1322 of December 26th.


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