Man suffered 'serious' head and back injuries after collision with cab

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A man was seriously injured after being hit by a black cab.

Police have appealed for information following the incident, which took place at 10.30pm on Friday on Raikes Parade, at the junction of Leamington Road.

The pedestrian, a man in his 50s, suffered serious injuries to his face, head and back. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the taxi, also a man in his 50s, was uninjured.

Sergeant Adam Crossley of Lancashire’s Road Policing Unit said: “We are working to establish the circumstances of the collision and would appeal to anyone who witnessed it, to come forward.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 07967 828311, or on 101 quoting log number 1492 of March 23.