Two people sustain 'serious injuries' after car collides with lamp post in Clayton-le-Moors

The driver suffered "serious head and spinal injuries" and a female passenger also sustained "serious injuries" following a collision in Clayton-le-Moors.

Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 12:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 12:40 pm

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in which a car hit a lamp post in Clayton-le-Moors.

Police were called to reports a Mercedes car travelling on Burnley Road had crossed the roundabout at the junction with Bold Venture Way before colliding with a lamp post at 2.33am yesterday (January 14).

Sgt Paul Maguire, of Lancashire Police's Tac Ops, said: “We are in the process of establishing exactly what occurred and would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or who captured it on dashcam or CCTV.”

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The driver is in intensive care having suffered serious head and spinal injuries, and a female passenger also sustained serious injuries. (Credit: Google)

The driver, a man aged 21 from Burnley, is in intensive care having suffered serious head and spinal injuries.

A female passenger, aged 23 and also from Burnley, has also sustained serious injuries.

Both are being treated at Royal Preston Hospital.

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Anybody with information should contact police on 101, quoting log number 106 of January 14.