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Preston North End confirm forward in hospital after crash

Posted on - 6th October, 2023 - 3:56pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston North End
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Preston North End have confirmed one of their young players is in hospital after a crash last night (October 5).

Finlay Cross-Adair, 18, was taken to hospital with serious injuries after his Seat car collided head on with a van on the A6 at Bay Horse, near Lancaster, at around 5.10pm. Cross-Adair signed his first professional contract with the club last December.

He is still in hospital as a result of his injuries, the nature of which are unknown.

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The club have said they will show full support for the young forward and his family during his recovery.

A spokesperson for the club said: “Preston North End can confirm that young professional Finlay Cross-Adair was involved in a road traffic accident on the A6 on the evening of Thursday 5th October.

“Finlay suffered serious injuries as a result of the accident and is currently recovering in hospital.

“The football club will show full support for Finlay and his family during his recovery. We will be making no further comment until it is appropriate to do so.”

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