UPDATE: Man 'critical' after crash near Myerscough College

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left in a critical condition following a crash in Bilsborrow.

Friday, 10th March 2017, 11:07 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:05 am
The accident happened on St Michaels Road close to Myerscough College

Emergency services were called at around 11.50am on Thursday, 9 March to St Michael’s Road near Myerscough College following reports of an accident

A Ford Fiesta travelling westbound had drifted across the road and collided with a hedgerow, say police.

The driver, a 75-year-old man from Blackpool, was found unresponsive and taken to Royal Preston Hospital by paramedics. He is currently in a critical condition.

A female passenger was uninjured.

Sgt Dave Hurst, of Lancashire Police’s Road Policing Unit, said: “We are investigating a road traffic collision in Bilsborrow.

“A 75-year-old man was found unresponsive at the wheel and is in a critical condition at hospital.

“If you saw the vehicle before the collision, or witnessed the incident, please call us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0497 of March 9.