UPDATED 13.30: Man on mobility scooter hit by van

All Saints Road, St Annes closed at its junction with Bromley Road whille investigation work goes on following an accident at the junction with St Thomas Road
All Saints Road, St Annes closed at its junction with Bromley Road whille investigation work goes on following an accident at the junction with St Thomas Road

An elderly man on a mobility scooter has been taken to hospital after he collided with a van close to a school.

The man, believed to be in his 80s, collided with the Mercedes Sprinter van on St Thomas’ Road, St Annes at 11.10am on Friday, close to the junction with St Andrew’s Road North.

Police say he has been taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital with a broken pelvis and describe his condition as serious.

The road is currently blocked near St Thomas’ Primary School.

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