Man seriously injured in collision

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a collision.

At shortly after 11pm yesterday (Monday, October 1st) a Peugeot 207 travelling on Longridge Road at Grimsargh left the carriageway and collided with a fixed speed camera.

The front seat passenger, a 32 year old man from Preston, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital. His condition is not thought to be life threatening.

The driver, also a 32 year old man from Preston, made off from the vehicle and was later arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving. He remains in custody.

Sgt Oliver Jones, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “This collision left a man with serious injuries and I would appeal for anyone with information to contact us.”

Police can be contacted on 101 quoting log number 1569 of October 1st.


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