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Pedestrian in hospital after crash near Preston Docks

Posted on - 8th May, 2017 - 7:18pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, News, Roads, Transport
Police closed off Watery Lane while dealing with the incident Pic: Lee Giacopazzi
Police closed off Watery Lane while dealing with the incident Pic: Lee Giacopazzi

A man is in a serious condition in Royal Preston Hospital after a collision near Preston Docks.

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Major traffic delays are being experienced around the Docklands area following the incident shortly after 6pm.

Inspector Kim Sturgess confirmed a car and a pedestrian had been involved in a collision on Monday (8 May) evening. Sadly the man involved has now died.

The pedestrian, his age is unknown at this stage, was hit by a car on the A583 near the junction with Pedders Lane in Ashton-on-Ribble.

The A583 – Watery Lane – is shut in the direction of Preston city centre while police accident investigators work at the scene. Pedders Lane has also been shut.

Police have taped off the A583 Pic: Benny McNally, Preston Chatterbox
Police have taped off the A583 Pic: Benny McNally, Preston Chatterbox

No details are available on the vehicle involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Preston Police on 101 quoting log reference 1131.

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