Appeal for witnesses over incident which left woman in critical condition

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Police are appealing for information after a woman suffered serious injuries following a collision in Preston.

At around 1.10am yesterday, November 2, a 37-year-old woman from Fulwood, Preston was driving an orange Peugeot 106 car close to the junction of Ribbleton Lane and Blackpool Road when the vehicle collided with a tree.

The driver suffered serious head and pelvis injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment. She is in a critical condition, police say.

The road was closed for more than three hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Acting Sergeant Lee Campbell, of Lancashire Police’s Roads Policing Unit, said: “We are appealing for information following a collision in Preston.

“A 37-year-old woman has suffered serious injuries and we want to establish exactly what happened.

“If you saw the orange Peugeot before the incident, or witnessed the collision, please call police.”

Anyone with information can contact officers on 101 quoting log reference 0031 of November 2.