Man left with serious spinal injuries after Longridge crash

Posted on - 5th May, 2017 - 3:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Grimsargh, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Higher Road in Longridge Pic: Google
Higher Road in Longridge Pic: Google

A Preston man remains in hospital with serious injuries following a crash in Longridge.


The incident in the early hours of Sunday (30 April) morning saw a Toyota Pickup collide with an Audi A3.

Lancashire Police shut Higher Road to deal with the collision at 1.30am.

The Audi hit a wall and the Toyota drove off before police arrived.

An 18-year-old woman, the driver of the Audi, suffered cuts to her face as a result of the collision.

Police later located the Toyota and discovered the 24-year-old passenger, a Goosnargh man, had serious spinal injuries. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and remains there.

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The driver of the Toyota, a 23-year-old Longridge man, is assisting police with their enquiries.

Sergeant Oliver Jones of the Road Policing Unit said: “This collision has left a young man with serious injuries and we are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed what happened to contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 173 of April 30th.

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