Driver injured after collision with HGV in Wennington

Friday, June 1, 2018

A man was seriously injured following a collision in Wennington last night (Thursday May 31st).

It happened at around 8pm on the B6480 at Wennington when a Peugeot 207 collided with the rear of a foreign-registered HGV which police believe was reversing.

The Peugeot driver, a 22 year-old man from Ingleton suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital by air ambulance. His current condition is described as serious but stable.

Officers are asking any witnesses to come forward.

Sgt Marc Glass from the Road Policing Unit said: “If you were in the area at the time and saw what happened, please speak to us as you could have vital information that may assist our investigation.”

The truck driver, a 47 year-old man from Turkey was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He is still in custody.

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident reference 1436 of May 31st.




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