Man rushed to hospital after being 'hit by cyclist' in Penwortham

Liverpool Road was cordoned off and a man was taken to hospital following a collision in Penwortham.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 6:49 pm

NWAS said a man in his 50s was riding an e-scooter when he was hit by a cyclist in Liverpool Road at around 1.40pm today (May 27).

Police and paramedics attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital with a "serious head injury".

A road closure was put in from Clovelly Drive to Chesmere Drive while emergency services dealt with the incident.

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Emergency services at the scene of the collision in Penwortham.

The bike and e-scooter have since been recovered and the road has now reopened, police said.

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A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service said: "We were called to Liverpool Road, Penwortham, at 1.38pm.

"An ambulance has taken a man in his fifties to hospital with a serious head injury.

"The patient had been riding an electric scooter. He was hit by another vehicle."

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