Man taken to hospital after serious crash outside Aldi at Deepdale Retail Park

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at Deepdale Retail Park in Preston.

Thursday, 14th November 2019, 12:35 pm
Police are dealing with a serious crash at Deepdale Retail Park. Pic: Google Maps

The crash happened outside Aldi supermarket, off Blackpool Road, at 11:42am (November 14).

North West Ambulance Service said a man in his early 60s has been taken to hospital in a serious condition.

A spokesman said: "We were called at 11.42am following a traffic accident outside Aldi at Deepdale Retail Park in Preston.

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"We sent two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle to the scene.

"One patient, a man in his early 60s, has been taken to Royal Preston Hospital by ambulance.

"Hospital medics were informed to be on standby for when the patient arrived at the hospital."

A number of roads on the retail park have been closed whilst police continue to investigate how the crash happened.

A police spokesman added: "We are currently dealing with a serious traffic collision at Deepdale Retail Park and there are likely to be closures for some time. Please avoid the area."

Lancashire Police have been approached for further details.

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