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Witness appeal after girl injured in Bacup collision

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Bacup which left a girl with serious leg injuries.  

Police were called around 8.50pm yesterday (Tuesday, April 20) to the junction of Blackthorn Lane and Gordon Street after a report a Ford Ranger truck had been involved in a collision with a girl riding a kart.

The rider, an 11-year-old girl from Bacup, suffered serious leg injuries and was taken to Manchester Children’s Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the truck, a man is 30s, from Bacup, was not injured.

The road was closed for more than four hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Sgt Mick Belfield, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “We are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Bacup which left an 11-year-girl with serious injuries.

“If you have any information or saw what happened, please contact us.”

Anyone with information can call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 1538 of April 20.


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