Man due in court charged with attempted murder of woman

A 62-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with attempted murder after his car allegedly mounted a pavement and hit a woman in Ormskirk, say police.

Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 9:06 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 10:12 am
Mark Gibbons, 62 of Bold Lane, Ormskirk will appear at Preston Magistrates Court

Mark Gibbons, 62 of Bold Lane, Ormskirk will appear at Preston Magistrates Court on Tuesday morning.

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Police were called to the incident on Aughton Street at around 10.15am on Monday after a woman was hit by a car.

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The woman, who is in her 60s, was taken to Aintree Hospital with what were described by police as "lower body" injuries.

She is not thought to be in a life threatening condition.

The road was closed for around three hours while emergency services attended.