Much Hoole A59 crash leaves man in ‘critical condition’

Posted on - 9th January, 2024 - 8:25pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Longton & New Longton, Penwortham, Preston News, Roads, South Ribble News, Transport
Emergency services on the A59 during Monday evening Pic: Blog Preston

A pedestrian has been left seriously injured after a car crash in Much Hoole yesterday (Monday, January 8, 2024).


The incident happened at around 6pm when a Mazda 2 travelling south towards Southport collided with a pedestrian on the A59 Liverpool New Road at Much Hoole.

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The pedestrian, a man in his 30s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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His condition is described as critical.


Police are now appealing for information after the collision.

Sergeant Thomas Malley, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “This collision has left a man with some very serious injuries, and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision itself or who has any CCTV, Ring doorbell or dashcam footage which could help to get in touch.”

Anyone who can help should call us on 101 quoting log 0981 of January 8 or you can email the serious collision investigation unit at

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