Update: Man dies after being hit by car in Poulton

A man has died after he was hit by a car in Poulton.

Sunday, 20th March 2016, 9:55 am
Updated Sunday, 20th March 2016, 9:56 am
Garstang Road Poulton. Picture: Google

Emergency services were called to Garstang Road East at about 8.40pm on Friday, after reports a car had collided with two people near Tesco Express.

Police believe a green Nissan Navara had left the Tesco Express car park and was travelling westbound when it collided with a man and a woman.

The man, aged 60, from Fleetwood, suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment. He died on Saturday in hospital.

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The female, aged 56, also from Fleetwood, suffered a cut to her head and was treated at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

The 26-year-old male driver of the Nissan was uninjured.

Garstang Road East was closed for more than two hours while accident investigators attended the incident.

Sgt David Hurst, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are appealing for information after a man died and a woman was injured following a collision in Poulton.

“We want to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and would urge them to contact officers immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1460 of March 18.