Man left lying unconscious on the ground after car accident in Poulton

A man was knocked out in a collision with a car in Lawnswood Avenue, Poulton, last night, police said.

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 8:59 am
Updated Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 9:05 am
The scene of the accident in Poulton last night (Picture: Lancashire Police Armed Response Unit/@LancsARV)

The accident happened at around 7.40pm and involved the man, thought to be in his 20s, and a white Fiat 500.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, which specialises in head injury cases, amid fears he had been seriously hurt, a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

His condition is understood to have improved overnight.

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Lawnswood Avenue was closed until around 10.20pm while investigation and clean-up work was carried out.

Officers called to the scene took to Twitter to call on motorists to be 'patient' as they helped with first aid.