Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Pedestrian found injured on Morecambe Road

Police are appealing for information after a 23 year old man was found injured on the side of the road in Lancaster.

The man was found on the pavement close to Carlisle Bridge on Morecambe Road at around 4.00am yesterday (24th September).

It would appear that he had various injuries, including leg injuries, but the circumstances surrounding how he came by them are unclear.

Officers are investigating the possibility that he may have been hit by a vehicle which had failed to stop.

The man was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary where he remains receiving treatment for his injuries. His condition is described as stable.

PC Peter Black from the Road Policing Unit said: “The circumstances around how this man came by his injuries are very unclear. We are investigating the possibility however, that he could have been hit by a car and so we would be very keen to speak to anyone that witnessed a collision on Morecambe Road between around 3.25am and 3.40am.

“Anyone with any information at all that could assist with our investigation is asked to contact us on 101 quoting log number LC-20130924-0147.”

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