Update: Two arrested after a man suffered serious injuries after a fail to stop collision

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

TWO men have been arrested following a collision which has left a man with life threatening injuries.

A 22 year old, from Burnley, is being questioned on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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

Both men are currently in custody.

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 today been recovered from an address in Burnley.

Yorkshire Street re-opened earlier today following an accident investigation.

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

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