Police said at 2.30pm on Thursday, December 15, a Nissan Note travelling along Brownhill Lane, Longton towards the direction of the A59 Longton Bypass, collided with a Citroen Relay travelling in the opposite direction.
The Citroen span off the road and landed in a ditch, leaving the driver, an 87-year-old local man with multiple chest injuries. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where his condition is described as stable.
Sgt Adam Dawson from the Road Policing Unit said: “We need anyone who may have seen anything to speak to us.
“If you think you can help, please call us on 101 quoting incident reference 688 of December 15.”