Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Appeal after pedestrian hit by van in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information after a man was hit by a van in Lancaster yesterday.

At around 4.50pm, the 68-year-old man was crossing Barton Road near to the junction with Wakefield Drive when he was hit by a white Mercedes Vito Van.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he is in a critical but stable condition receiving treatment for head, spine and leg injuries. His family are being supported by specially trained officers.

The driver of the van was uninjured.

Officers from the Road Policing Unit are appealing for any witnesses who had not yet contacted police to come forward.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police by calling 101 quoting log number LC-20121204-0922.

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