Man in hospital after fall on Great Shaw Street

Posted on - 13th December, 2021 - 12:23pm | Author - | Posted in - Friargate, Preston City Centre, Preston News
The incident occurred on Great Shaw Street, near the car park opposite Preston Playhouse. Pic: Google

A man was last weekend hospitalised following an injury caused by a fall on Great Shaw Street.


At 20.09 on Saturday 11 December, North West Ambulance Service responded to the incident, and the injured man received treatment at the hospital.

Read more: Police investigation launched as man found with injury to leg in Ashton-on-Ribble

A concerned member of the public noticed the scene at 8.20pm near the Preston Playhouse, reporting that witnesses heard ‘what sounded like gunshots’ and saw a man lying in the road at the entrance to the car park.

The incident occurred soon after a Playhouse pantomime had ended, with the witness reporting people gathered around the man before the ambulance arrived five minutes later.

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