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Elderly woman in hospital after falling over on Preston Bus service

Posted on - 6th June, 2015 - 11:50am | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Preston News, Sharoe Green
The woman was travelling on a double-decker service through Fulwood Pic: Ian Simpson

The woman was travelling on a double-decker service through Fulwood Pic: Ian Simpson

An elderly woman is being treated in hospital after being injured while travelling on a bus in Preston.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident on a Preston Bus as it went along Sharoe Green Lane.

It happened around 1.30pm on Wednesday. Police say the bus had come to a halt at a zebra crossing near the Booths supermarket.

The woman got up out of her seat and when the bus set off again she fell backwards and struck her head on a step at the back of the bus.

Road policing officer PC Dave Hurst said: “This woman is very poorly and we are asking anyone who may have seen the woman as she fell on the bus to get in contact.”

Anyone with information can call contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting incident reference 731 of June 3rd.

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