Menu

Man found with head injury near New Hall Lane

Posted on - 31st August, 2018 - 12:10pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fishwick, Preston News, St Matthews
Maitland Street off New Hall Lane Pic Google
Maitland Street off New Hall Lane Pic Google

Police have explained an incident that took place off New Hall Lane on Thursday morning.

Eyewitnesses said a man was found covered in blood inside a pick-up truck in Maitland Street.

Preston Police attended the scene at 6.40am on Thursday (30 August) and found a man with a head injury inside a recovery truck in the road.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment and has now been released.

A police spokeswoman said: “Enquiries have revealed that the man had fallen over previous to being found. There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.”

Read more: Inside a Holiday Hunger Market in Preston

An eyewitness told Blog Preston: “There was a big presence in Maitland Street with police cars and ambulances.

“We thought someone had been stabbed as there was so much blood everywhere in the truck.

“Glad to hear the guy is okay now though.”

Share
Preston in pictures 60007 approaches PrestonThe original goal keepers and right back shirt from the 1964 Cup FinalGreen with a chance of gingerHarris OrphanageLittle Sisters Of The PoorLittle Sisters Of The PoorChurch - Church of St Mary, Penwortham 240323 [Lych Gate]Church - Church of St Mary, Penwortham 240323 [Cross] View more
Advertisement
Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement
News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

Advertisement
Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails