Witness appeal after Blackpool collision

Friday, January 14, 2022

We are appealing for information after an elderly woman riding a mobility scooter was seriously injured following a collision in Blackpool.

Around 8.55am yesterday (Thursday, January 13) police were called to a report of an accident at the junction of Dickson Road and Banks Street.

An 80-year-old woman was riding a scooter across the pedestrian crossing when she was involved in a collision with a Mazda CX-5 car.

The woman, from Blackpool, suffered serious injuries to her lower leg and back. She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Mazda, a woman in her 20s from Blackpool, was not injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident.

Sgt Peter Snook, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “We are appealing for information after a woman was left with serious injuries following a collision in Blackpool.

“Given the time of day I believe many people will have seen what happened. If you can help our investigation please come forward.”

Please call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 0263 of January 13 if you can help us.

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