Man, 73, seriously injured in Barton collision

A6 near Barton Grange
A6 near Barton Grange
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a crash in Barton.

Around 3pm on Monday, November 2, a 73-year-old man was involved in a collision with a blue Skoda Fabia close to the Green Man canal bridge on the A6 Lancaster Road.

He suffered a broken leg, punctured lung and head injury and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

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

Anyone with information about the incident can contact officers on 101 quoting log reference number 0865 of November 2.