Pedestrian (95) hurt in Sabden accident

The new sign which has been restored in Simonstone (s)
The new sign which has been restored in Simonstone (s)

Police are appealing for information after a 95-year-old man was injured in a road accident in Sabden at the start of the week.

Jimmy Fisk was crossing Alston Close at around 5-30pm on Monday when he was in a collision with a white Honda Jazz.

The newly restored sign in Simonstone (s)

The newly restored sign in Simonstone (s)

Mr Fisk, of Littlemoor Sheltered Housing, Sabden, sustained serious injuries to his head and leg and was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital for treatment.

Sgt Claire Pearson from the Road Policing Unit said: “This accident has left an elderly man with serious injuries and we are appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened to contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 1024 of January 4th.

Police are also investigating an incident which took place early on New Year’s Day which left a young woman with a broken leg.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the woman, aged 21, suffered the injury in the doorway of Clitheroe Social Club, Wellgate. She was taken to hospital for treatment.

“The incident happened at about 2am on New Year’s Day, and we want to hear from anyone who was there who may be able to tell us what happened,” said a police spokesman.

Anyone with information can contact the police number 101, quoting incident reference number EG1600020.