Elderly man hospitalised after accident

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was injured in a collision in Burnley on Monday evening.

The incident happened at around 5-20pm when a Vauxhall Vectra, travelling along Briercliffe Road, collided with the 74-year-old man, from Burnley, at the roundabout at Casterton Avenue.
He was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital with a broken ankle and a bleed on the brain.
The driver of the Vectra stopped at the scene and assisted officers.
PC 983 Lee Campbell, from the East Road Policing Unit, said: “We are trying to establish exactly how this collision occurred and so we need anyone who may have seen anything to come forward.”
Anybody with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 1011 of December 21st.