Two arrests after Burnley teen left in critical condition

A teenager has been left in a critical condition after an accident involving a car in Burnley.

Sunday, 17th June 2018, 12:51 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 6:06 pm
Police have made two arrests
Police have made two arrests

Police are appealing for information after the collision on Saturday left the teenager in a critical condition in hospital.

The collision happened at 11-45pm yesterday (Saturday, June 16th) in Springfield Road when a black VW Golf collided with an 18 year old pedestrian who was crossing the road near to the junction with Hollingreave Street.

The pedestrian, who is from the local area, was left with serious head injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital where his condition is described as critical.

Two people have been arrested. A 36 year old woman from Burnley and a 25 year old man from Burnley. Both remain in custody.

Sgt Lee Harris, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “This collision has left a young man with some very serious injuries and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or who has any information which could assist with our investigation to come forward and contact the police.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1758 of June 16th.