Witness appeal after serious collision in Longton

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses and footage following a serious collision in Longton.

Officers were called to the A59 Liverpool Road at 4.24pm yesterday (6th June) following reports a Benelli BN125 motorcycle had collided with a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 80s from Hutton, suffered head and leg injuries. She remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The rider of the motorcycle was not injured. Nobody has been arrested.

Sgt Joe Ghigi, from our Specialist Operations Team, said: “This collision has left a woman with serious injuries. Work is ongoing to establish the full circumstances which led to the collision, and I would ask anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact the police as soon as possible.”

Email or call 101. Quote log 961 of 6th June 2024.

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