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86-year-old Leyland man dies after being knocked down in Preston City Centre

Posted on - 20th December, 2022 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads
Junction of Lancaster Road and Jacson Street Pic: Google
The incident happened at the junction of Lancaster Road and Jacson Street Pic: Google

An 86-year-old man has died after being knocked down in Preston City Centre in November.

Officers were called to Lancaster Road, near to the junction with Jacson Street, at around 1.35pm on Saturday, 5 November.

The incident involved a green Vauxhall Mokka and the man, who suffered a head injury and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital by ambulance.

Very sadly, the man – who is from Leyland – died on Tuesday 13 December.

Lancashire Police are now urging witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

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Sgt Helen Parkinson of Lancashire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said” “This is a very sad incident, and my thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time.

“This incident happened at the junction of Lancaster Road and Jacson Street in the City Centre just after 13:30 hours on the first Saturday in November.

“I’m appealing to anyone who saw what happened to come forward.

“If you can help, please call 101 or e-mail sciu@lancashire.police.uk quoting log 0728 of November 5th.”

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