Witnesses sought after Rossendale collision

Monday, April 9, 2018

We are appealing for witnesses after a collision on Schofield Road in Rossendale on Tuesday 27th March.

Police were called at 17:30 on 27th March to reports of a two vehicle collision at the junction with Henry Street.

It involved a Vauxhall Astra van and a Vauxhall Insignia.

The two cars collided at the junction of Schofield Road and Henry Street. The Astra then rotated and collided with a wall and nearby parked vehicle.

The driver of the Astra, a man in his 30s suffered serious injuries and a child passenger received minor injuries.

The driver of the Astra remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the Insignia was uninjured.

The road was closed for approximately two and a half hours for accident investigation works.

Sergeant Lee Harris of Lancashire’s Road Policing Unit, said: “We need to establish exactly what happened and would appeal to anyone who was in the area and saw the collision to help police with their investigation.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log number 954 of 27th March.

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