Longton crash leaves pensioner in hospital with chest injuries

Posted on - 19th December, 2016 - 3:40pm | Author - | Posted in - Penwortham, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Brownhill Lane in Longton Pic: Google

Brownhill Lane in Longton Pic: Google

A pensioner is recovering in hospital after a crash on a rural road on the outskirts of Preston.


The Citroen Relay, driven by the 87-year-old from Longton, was heading away from the A59 Longton bypass down Brownhill Lane.

Coming the other way was a Nissan Note and the two cars collided around 2.30pm on Thursday (15 December).

The Citron, containing the pensioner, was left in a ditch and the pensioner suffered multiple chest injuries.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and remains in a stable condition.

Sgt Adam Dawson from the Road Policing Unit said: “We need anyone who may have seen anything to speak to us.

“If you think you can help, please call us on 101 quoting incident reference 688 of December 15th.”

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