Appeal for information after Leyland hit and run leaves two men injured

Posted on - 8th March, 2022 - 8:58pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Leyland, Preston News, Roads, South Ribble News
Slater Lane and Leyland Lane junction
Slater Lane and Leyland Lane junction

South Ribble Police are appealing for information following a hit and run in Leyland.


The incident happened at the junction of Slater Lane and Leyland Lane at 12.54pm on Saturday (5 March).

Preston Weekender advert

A white panel van was seen to overtake cars on Leyland Lane where it then hit an electric pedal bike leaving two males with injuries including a broken hand and a fractured ankle.

The van then went on to collide with a Mercedes on Slater Lane.

Two males have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in custody.


Read more: Appeal to find stolen Hoghton jewellery

Detective Constable 3166 Ben Smith of Chorley CID said: “This is a very serious incident which could have had life changing consequences. The two men who were hit are very lucky that the injuries have not been more severe.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any CCTV or dash cam footage can get in touch by ringing 101 and quoting log reference lc-20220305-0683. Alternatively dash cam footage can be uploaded to the Lancashire Constabulary website.

Read moreSee the latest Preston news and headlines

caritas fostering advert
Preston in pictures Preston Street photographyMother & LambCosta Coffee in the Mall, PrestonBritish Home Stores (BHS) in Preston20240302-_WAM4563untitledMother & LambFishergateThe Spud Brothers Preston 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