A female pensioner in her 80s was knocked down by a Volkswagen T-Roc car in Clifton Street at around 11.25 a.m. yesterday (28th May). She sadly suffered serious injuries, including a number of fractured bones and cuts. The road was closed for around two hours whilst ambulance crews attended to the woman at the scene and she was taken to hospital for treatment. Police say her injuries, at this time, are thought not to be life-threatening.
Lancashire Police are currently appealing for any witnesses to contact them, saying, ‘We were called at around 11.35am following the collision between a VW T-Roc and a pedestrian on Clifton Street. The woman, in her 80s, suffered a number of fractures and a cut and was taken to hospital. Her injuries, while serious, are not thought to be life threatening at this time.’
Witnesses with information regarding the collision can call 101 quoting log 0604 of 28th May 2022.