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Police appeal after collision in Moor Lane in Preston

Posted on - 18th September, 2014 - 8:55am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, News

Lancashire Police

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POLICE are appealing for information after a collision on Moor Lane in Preston.

 A 22 year old man from Preston was crossing the zebra crossing on Moor Lane with a friend when he was involved in a collision with a blue Ford Focus travelling towards the A6.

 The collision happened at about 9.15pm.

 The pedestrian was taken by ambulance to hospital suffering from a broken eye socket and cheek bone and a collapsed lung. The injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

 Police launched an investigation and a Ford Focus was traced to an address in Leyland where three people were arrested.

 They are a 32 year old man from Leyland arrested on suspicion of failing to stop after an accident and failing to provide a specimen; a 29 year old woman from Leyland arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop and a 43 year old man from Leyland arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop. They are all currently in custody.

 Sgt Finn Quainton, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “I would appeal to anyone who saw this collision or the Ford Focus in the moments before to contact us.”

 Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log number 1408 of September 17th or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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