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Police appeal for witnesses after Deepdale crash put teenager in hospital

Posted on - 17th October, 2017 - 9:10am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The scene in St George's Road on Saturday Pic: JudgeTouk
The scene in St George’s Road on Saturday Pic: JudgeTouk

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a teenage cyclist was hurt in a crash in Deepdale.

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The 13-year-old boy was taken to Alder Hey Hospital by air ambulance for treatment after the incident in St George’s Road.

A Volkswagen Passat collided with the boy’s bike around 4.55pm on Saturday (14 October).

The boy was treated for facial injuries and has since been released from hospital.

The driver of the car, a 36-year-old man from Preston, was not hurt in the incident.

Preston Police have launched a witness appeal.

Sergeant Oliver Jones, of the Roads Policing Unit, said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to establish exactly what occurred and we would now urge anybody who saw the incident, or saw either the cyclist or the car in the moments before it happened, to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Read more: Cyclist in serious condition after Penwortham crash

Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 1108 of October 14th.

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