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Blackpool Road collision: Pensioner remains in hospital

Posted on - 19th April, 2016 - 7:42am | Author - | Posted in - Lea, News
Police presence at Lea Gate Pic: Sean Cunningham

Police presence at Lea Gate Pic: Sean Cunningham

A pensioner remains in hospital with serious injuries after a collision in Lea on Saturday night.

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The 65-year-old man from Wesham was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road close to the Lea Gate pub in Blackpool Road.

The incident around 8.30pm closed the road for four hours.

A statement from PC Hesketh of Preston Police said: “I’ve been asked to let you know that his family are aware of the incident.

“He is still very poorly having suffered head and chest injuries but is currently in a stable condition.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC Thomas by emailing 2295@lancashire.pnn.police.uk or ringing 101 quoting log LC-20160416-1368 (Log 1368 of the 16th April).

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