Pedestrian hospitalised with 'serious injuries' after being hit by car in Preston

An 18-year-old man suffered "serious injuries" after he was struck by a car in Preston.

Friday, 19th November 2021, 10:30 am

The casualty, an 18-year-old man from Preston, was hit by a BMW in Ribbleton Avenue at around 7.10pm last night (Thursday, November 18).

He was rushed to hospital with "serious injuries" where police said he remained this morning (Friday, November 19).

Ribbleton Avenue was reportedly closed for hours while officers waited for collision investigators to arrive, eyewitnesses said.

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A "serious incident" reportedly closed a section of Ribbleton Lane in Preston (Photo by Connor Smithies)

A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service said: "An advanced paramedic and an ambulance crew attended the scene and took the pedestrian to hospital with serious injuries.

"The driver of the vehicle was also assessed at the scene."

Anyone who saw the incident can call 101, quoting incident reference 1262 of November 18.

Information can also be reported online by clicking HERE.

North West Ambulance Service has been approached for information.

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