A59 accident: Driver in serious condition in hospital after smash

Posted on - 19th December, 2014 - 10:29am | Author - | Posted in - Grimsargh, Preston News, Roads

A Samlesbury man is in a serious condition in hospital after a crash on the A59 on Thursday.


Police are appealing for witnesses when a Vauxhall Corsa travelling from Preston to Clitheroe lost control around Clayton le Dale and collided with a lamp post.

The driver, a 21 year old man, has suffered serious head, chest and spleen injuries.

Police closed the road from 11.30pm for four hours.

Sergeant Mick Young, of the Road Policing Unit said: “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident or the car in the moments before it occurred to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log number 1326 of December 18th.

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