Plea for help after head-on collision

Police are appealing for information following a head-on collision on a Preston dual carriageway.

Tuesday, 12th April 2016, 6:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th April 2016, 7:07 pm

The incident occurred on Saturday April 9th at around 8.25am on Guild Way, close to the junction with West Strand.

It is believed a black Jaguar XKR collided with a white-coloured Peugeot Boxer van which was travelling in the opposite direction.

Both vehicles came to rest on a grass verge.

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The driver of the Peugeot suffered minor injuries, while the driver of the Jaguar suffered a bleed on the brain and a fractured shoulder. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he is now in a stable condition.

Sergeant Robert Gomery, of the Lancashire Roads Policing Unit, said: “This was a nasty collision which has left both drivers with injuries.

“We are now urging anybody who witnessed the crash, or has information that could help us piece together what happened, to get in touch.”

Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log number 0311 of April 9th 2016.