Woman seriously injured after being knocked down outside Home Bargains in Blackpool

A woman has been knocked down outside Home Bargains in Blackpool's Talbot Road this afternoon (Thursday, December 30).

Thursday, 30th December 2021, 1:18 pm
Updated Friday, 31st December 2021, 9:14 am

Police shut the road in both directions after the woman, aged in her 50s, was struck by a car at around 12.05pm.

She has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, say police.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area and Blackpool Transport is diverting its bus services.

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Police and paramedics at the scene outside Home Bargains in Talbot Road, Blackpool this afternoon (Thursday, December 30)

A police spokesman said: "Please be aware that Talbot Road, Blackpool is closed in both directions due to a road traffic collision.

"Please avoid the area where possible. Thank you for your patience."

North West Ambulance Service has been approached for further details.

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