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Woman in her 80s in critical condition after Kirkham crash

Posted on - 7th April, 2024 - 8:50am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Kirkham, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The junction of Blackpool Road with Ribby Road
The junction of Blackpool Road with Ribby Road

A woman in her 80s is in hospital in a critical condition after a crash in Kirkham.

Police were called to the scene of a crash on the A583 Blackpool Road, near Ribby Road and initially reported by police as being on that road, at 11.30am on Friday (April 4).

A Toyota Aygo had been in a collision with a Isuzu Grafter Box van. The road was closed for several hours as a result of the crash.

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Police are now appealing for witnesses and asking that they contact police.

A spokesperson for police said: “Our officers were called at 11.30am yesterday (5th April) to the A583 Blackpool Road, to a report of a collision near to Kirkham Grammar School.

“They found that a Toyota Aygo car had been in collision with an Isuzu Grafter Box van. The driver of the Toyota, a woman in her 80s, suffered serious injuries and is in a critical condition in hospital.

“If you witnessed the collision or have dashcam footage from the area around the time, please contact police.”

If you have any information you can call 101 – quoting log 0474 of 5th April 2024, or email police’s serious collision investigation unit at SCIU@lancashire.police.uk.

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