Woman, 36, seriously injured after being hit by car in Leyland car park

A runner was seriously injured when she was hit by a car in Leyland.

By Wes Holmes
Saturday, 15th June 2019, 7:59 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th June 2019, 8:59 pm
The Worden Park car park. Picture Google maps
The Worden Park car park. Picture Google maps

The 36-year-old was in the Worden Park car park just after 7.20pm on Thursday, June 13, when she was hit by a Vauxhall Astra.

She suffered a number of serious cuts and fractures. She was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital where she remains in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the Astra, a 34-year old man from Chorley, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving while disqualified.

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Police have now appealed for any witnesses to the collision to come forward.

Sgt Finn Quainton said: “This collision has left a woman with some significant injuries and I would appeal to anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1260 of June 13th.