Morecambe prom crash appeal after woman in 80s suffers serious injuries

Morecambe Police are appealing for witnesses and dashboard mounted camera footage following a collision on the promenade yesterday (August 4).

By Debbie Butler
Friday, 5th August 2022, 4:42 pm
Updated Friday, 5th August 2022, 4:55 pm

Three pensioners had to be cut from their vehicle and were treated by North West Ambulance Service paramedics after the crash on Coastal Road around 9am.

A VW Tiguan travelling northbound towards Carnforth had been involved in a collision with a parked Hyundai before it overturned.

One of the passengers, a woman aged in her 80s, suffered serious chest and internal injuries. She was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and later transferred to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Police closed the road off near Happy Mount Park after the accident on Coastal Road in Morecambe. Picture by Michelle Blade.

The driver and a second passenger suffered minor injuries.

The road was closed for around three hours while emergency services attended the scene of the crash.

Anyone with information, or dashcam footage showing the collision, is asked to contact police on 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 0349 of August 4.