Friday, 17 May 2013

Renewed appeal for witnesses to Cable Street accident, pensioner in critical condition

Lancaster Police have made a renewed appeal for witnesses following an accident on Cable Street yesterday involving an 80-year old cyclist.

The man was knocked off his push bike by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene at around 9.10am yesterday (Thursday 16th May) on Cable Street.

After being taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary with a head injury the pensioner was transferred to Royal Preston Hospital and remains in a critical condition.

The car involved has been identified as a Citroen Berlingo and the driver, a 32-year-old man from Morecambe is helping police with their enquiries. He has not been arrested.

"We would continue to appeal for witnesses," said a police spokesperson.

• Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org

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