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Man arrested after Leyland hit and run leaves woman in 80s with serious injuries

Posted on - 29th August, 2022 - 8:49pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
Pendle Road in Leyland Pic: Google
The incident happened in Pendle Road in Leyland Pic: Google

A man has been arrested following a hit and run in Leyland.

Police were called by the ambulance service shortly after 11.30am today (Monday 29 August) after the collision in Pendle Road.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 80s, suffered serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to hospital where she remains.

Following enquiries, police have arrested the man in his 40s on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision. They are currently in custody

Sgt Phil Baxendale, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “I’m really grateful to everyone who came forward with information and after a number of enquiries we have now made an arrest in relation to our investigation.

“I would continue to ask anyone who has any information about this collision, or any dashcam, CCTV or mobile footage, to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 0601 of today (Monday, August 29th).


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