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92-year-old woman in hospital after serious crash in Hutton

Posted on - 21st January, 2023 - 8:22pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads, South Ribble News
A59 Liverpool Road and Lindle Lane junction Pic: Google
The crash happened at the junction of the A59 Liverpool Road and Lindle Lane Pic: Google

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious crash in Hutton.

Officers were called at around 12.40pm today (Saturday 21 January), following reports of a collision between a Mercedes C220 and a Ford Ka at the junction of the A59 Liverpool Road and Lindle Lane.

Two fire engines from Leyland and Penwortham attended the incident, with firefighters extricating one casualty who was treated by ambulance crews.

The passenger in the Ford, a 92-year-old woman from Hutton suffered serious injuries. She was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

The Ford driver, an 88-year-old woman from the local area, and the Mercedes driver, a 21-year-old man from Preston, were not seriously injured.

No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.

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Sgt Marc Glass, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the injured woman and her family at this difficult time.

“We are investigating to establish exactly how the collision happened, and I’m keen to hear from anybody who witnessed the incident and has not already spoken to police.

“If you saw what happened or have any information regarding the incident, please get in touch.

“Further, if you were driving in the area at the time and have a dashcam in your vehicle, please get in touch.”

The road remained closed at 5.30pm but was due to open shortly after.

Anyone with information is asked to email sciu@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 611 of January 21, 2023.

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