Appeal: Pedestrian left seriously injured as a result of Darwen road traffic collision

Monday, November 15, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was left seriously injured as a result of a road traffic collision in Darwen.

Officers were called to Railway Road at 7.30pm on Tuesday (November 9) following reports a man had been struck by a Ford Fiesta.

The pedestrian, a man in his 70s from Great Harwood, was taken to hospital with serious head and shoulder injuries.

The driver of the Fiesta stopped at the scene. Nobody has been arrested.

PC Chris Breckell, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “This collision has left a man with some very serious injuries and my thoughts are with him and his family at this time.

“We are working to establish the full circumstances of the collision and I would ask any witnesses or anybody with dashcam or CCTV footage which could assist our investigation to contact the police.”

Anybody with information is asked to email [email protected] or call 101, quoting log 1360 November 9, 2021.

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