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Preston pensioner injured during Deepdale collision

Posted on - 19th November, 2015 - 3:32pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, News
Clifton Crescent, next to the Shell garage in Blackpool Road Pic: Google

Clifton Crescent, next to the Shell garage in Blackpool Road Pic: Google

A pensioner has been treated for a suspected broken shoulder after a collision in Deepdale.

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The incident took place around 4.55pm on Wednesday in Clifton Crescent close to Deepdale Shopping Park.

A Mercedes A200 turned into the road from Blackpool Road and collided with the 81-year-old man who was crossing the road. The car was driven by a 55-year-old woman from Standish, Wigan.

Preston Police were called and closed off the road while paramedics treated the elderly man.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and treated for a suspected broken shoulder as well as cuts to his face.

Road policing officer Sgt Dave Hurst said: “If you saw this accident or have any information about it at all, please call us on 101 quoting incident reference 1024 of 18 November.”

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