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Police appeal after Samlesbury crash close to M6 junction

Posted on - 7th November, 2022 - 12:31pm | Author - | Posted in - Fishwick, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The incident happened on the A59 Preston New Road Pic: Google Maps
The incident happened on the A59 Preston New Road Pic: Google Maps

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses, CCTV and dashcam footage after a collision in Samlesbury which has left a man with serious injuries.

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Police officers were called to the eastbound carriageway of the A59 at around 7.15am yesterday morning (Sunday, November 6) to reports a car, a Kia Stinger, that was traveling towards Samlesbury, had left the carriageway and collided with a tree.

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The driver, a man in his 20s from Wigan, was taken to hospital to be treated for multiple serious injuries.

Sgt Chris Evans, from South TacOps said: This collision has left a young man with some very serious injuries, and I would appeal to anyone who saw the collision itself, or the Kia in the moments before the collision, or who has dashcam footage, to get in touch.”

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Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting the log number 0345 of 6 November. Alternatively, you can email forcecontrolroom@lancashire.police.uk

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