Police appeal after road collision leaves OAP hurt

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Thornton which left an elderly woman seriously injured.

Officers were called to the junction of Bourne Way and Fleetwood Road North around 6.30pm on Wednesday following reports a blue Toyota Yaris and a dark blue Vauxhall Astra had collided.

The driver of the Toyota, an 82-year-old woman, suffered chest and knee injuries in the incident and was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital for treatment.

The male driver of the Vauxhall, aged 39, suffered minor injuries.

PC Mick Bristow, of Blackpool Police, said: “We are appealing to anyone with information about this collision to contact police immediately.

“The incident took place on a busy road and we would like to speak to any drivers or witnesses who were in the area at the time.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1151 of February 24.