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New Hall Lane van crash left driver in serious condition

Posted on - 19th May, 2021 - 11:15am | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police
Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police

Preston Police are appealing for information after a collision on New Hall Lane in Preston left a man in a serious condition.

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Emergency services were called after a Peugeot Bipper van travelling away from Preston towards the M6 veered off the carriageway and collided with a wall.

The incident happened at about midday yesterday (Tuesday 18 May) close to the junction with Morington Road.

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The van driver, a man in his 50’s from Preston, is believed to have suffered a medical episode.

He was taken to hospital where he remains in a poorly condition.

The road was closed for around three hours while the incident was dealt with.

Sgt Finn Quainton, of Lancashire Constabulary’s Tac Ops, said: “A man is in a poorly condition following this collision and I would appeal for any witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch.”

Anyone who can help should call 101 quoting log 0679 of 18 May.

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