Elderly Preston driver struck by 26-tonne lorry in Goosnargh

A driver in his 90s was struck by a 26-tonne lorry in Goosnargh this morning (Monday, September 27).

Monday, 27th September 2021, 2:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th September 2021, 7:26 am

Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene, at the junction of Short Lane and Langley Lane, at around 11.30am.

The pensioner is reported to have pulled out of Short Lane into Langley Lane where he was struck by an oncoming lorry.

The lorry driver was not hurt in the crash and stopped at the scene where he alerted emergency services via 999.

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A man in his 90s has been taken to hospital after his car was struck by a 26-tonne lorry in Langley Lane, Goosnargh this morning (Monday, September 27)

An ambulance attended but the pensioner only sustained minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

Police described the accident as a "minor injury collision".

Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene, at the junction of Short Lane and Langley Lane, in Goosnargh after the crash at at around 11.30am (Monday, September 26). Pic: Google