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Appeal to trace men and women who came to Ingol pensioner’s aid

Posted on - 21st January, 2019 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Ingol, Preston News
The pensioner fell into the road close to Tag Lane in Ingol Pic: Blog Preston
The pensioner fell into the road close to Tag Lane in Ingol Pic: Blog Preston

A woman has launched an appeal to trace Good Samaritans who came to her grandmother’s aid.

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The 88-year-old fell into the road at the corner of Tag Lane and The Coppice in Ingol during Thursday afternoon.

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Anna Parkinson said around half-a-dozen people came to the pensioner’s age.

She told Blog Preston: “I’d just like to thank those who stopped to help my gran.

“They stayed with her, kept her warm and reassured her until her sons and the ambulance arrived.

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“We still have a blanket belonging to a woman who came out of her house to help which we’d gladly return.

“My gran is the absolute queen of our family, she has three sons, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren who love her dearly.

“We are forever grateful for those who came to her aid that day.”

Anna’s grandmother was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and treated for cuts and bruises to her face and a small fracture to her wrist.

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One of the men who stopped to help used a scarf to stem the bleeding.

The incident took place around 3pm on Thursday 17 January.

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Anna is asking anyone who helped her gran to get in touch on email to annacairns06@hotmail.co.uk so she and her family can say thank you.

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