Man, 74, arrested for attempted murder on a Preston Morrisons' car park is bailed

Morrisons on Blackpool Road
Morrisons on Blackpool Road
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A 74-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after knocking down a woman in a Preston Morrisons' car park has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Detectives are investigating a collision which has left a woman seriously injured are appealing for witnesses.

Police say they were called shortly before 6:25am this morning, Friday, May 24, by the Ambulance Service, to the scene of a collision in the car park of the Morrisons supermarket on Blackpool Road, Preston.

The incident involved a woman and a Peugeot Elddis motorhome.

A 74-year-old man from Wigan was initially arrested this morning at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving, but has now been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Officers say the woman was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with "significant injuries" and she remains in a serious condition.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard McCutcheon from Preston Police said: ““We need anyone who witnessed this incident to speak to us as soon as possible.

"Similarly, we would like to trace anyone who has seen the vehicle in the area beforehand to get in touch."

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident reference 224 of May 24. Alternatively, you can reach Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

The arrested man has been bailed until June 20.