Mum and 18 month old baby suffer ‘significant’ injuries in collision with car

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman and a toddler were injured in a collision near Clitheroe.

The incident happened at about 1pm on Standen Hall Road at Worston when a white Vauxhall Corsa was involved in a collision with a 45 year-old woman and an 18 month old baby boy who was in a pram.

The toddler was airlifted to Alder Hey Hospital and the woman taken to Royal Preston Hospital. Both had significant but not life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Corsa, a 17 year-old boy from Skipton, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been bailed until March.

Sgt James Power, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision itself or who saw the white Corsa in the moments leading up to the collision to contact the police.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0617 of Thursday, January 21.