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Police appeal after Fulwood hit-and-run

Posted on - 11th July, 2022 - 8:59am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Blackpool Road closed after crash Pic: @twiteringgoose / Twitter
Blackpool Road was closed after the crash Pic: @twiteringgoose / Twitter

Police have appealed after a hit-and-run saw a motorbike collide with a cyclist in Fulwood.

Police received a call around 4.10pm on Saturday (9 July), reporting an accident at the junction of Blackpool Road and Plungington Road.

A cyclist and motorcyclist had collided, with the cyclist, a man in his 30s from Preston, suffering a broken leg and later receiving treatment in the hospital.

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Sgt Paul McCurrie of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations said: “An investigation is underway following a hit-and-run collision in Preston.

“A cyclist has been left with serious injuries. Did you see what happened?”

The motorcyclist, riding a Honda bike, stopped briefly but left the scene before the police arrived.

The road was closed for over three hours while accident investigators attended the incident.

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Police have appealed for information and have urged witnesses to come forward.

Those with information can contact police on 101 or email 3361@lancashire.police.uk, quoting log 0995 of 9 July.



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