Man seriously hurt in A59 crash: police appeal

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious accident in Clayton-le-Dale.

The incident happened about 11-30pm yesterday (December 18th) when a Vauxhall Corsa travelling from Preston to Clitheroe on the A59 lost control and collided with a lamp post.

The driver and only person in the car, a 21-year-old man from Samlesbury, suffered serious head, chest and spleen injuries and was taken by ambulance to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

The road was closed for four hours for accident investigation.

Sgt Mick Young, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident or the car in the moments before it occurred to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log number 1326 of December 18th.