Man seriously injured in Blackburn town centre crash

A man in his 80s was seriously injured in a crash in Blackburn yesterday (Wednesday, April 27).

By Matthew Calderbank
Thursday, 28th April 2022, 11:24 am

The crash happened at around 2.30pm when a Ford Fiesta turned on to King Street and collided with the back of a Honda Jazz before smashing into street furniture.

Police shut the road whilst ambulance crews attended and the driver of the Fiesta, a man in his 80s from Blackburn, was taken to hospital.

He remains in a serious condition, said police.

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The crash happened at about 2.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, April 27) when a Ford Fiesta turned on to King Street and collided with the back of a Honda Jazz

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The driver of the Honda was uninjured.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has CCTV or dashcam footage should contact police on 101 quoting log 0767 of April 27.