APPEAL: Teen taken to hospital with broken femur after collision in Preston

A 14-year-old boy was rushed to hospital with serious leg injuries after he was involved in a collision with a car, say police.

Monday, 15th May 2017, 12:20 pm
Updated Monday, 15th May 2017, 2:24 pm
An air ambulance was called but the boy was taken to Royal Preston Hospital via road ambulance.

The accident happened on Sunday, May 14 at around 3:15pm when a gold Vauxhall Astra and the boy collided at the junction of Tag Lane and Village Green Lane.

An air ambulance was called but the boy was taken to Royal Preston Hospital via road ambulance.

A police spokesman said: "We were called yesterday afternoon to reports of a serious road traffic collision involving a teenage boy and a car.

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"An air ambulance was called. The boy was taken to hospital and was later found to have a fractured left femur."

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101 quoting log reference 929 of May 14.