Elderly man rushed to hospital after Pendle accident - motorists urged to avoid busy area

Motorists are being asked to avoid Skipton Road in Foulridge after a man in his eighties was knocked down this morning.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 9:44 am

Emergency services are at the scene after the incident involving a silver Jaguar and the elderly person who has been rushed to Royal Preston Hospital with a suspected broken leg.

A road closure is in place.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We were called at 8-40am today (Friday) to reports of a collision involving a car and a man on Skipton Road, in Fouldridge. The man, believed to be in his eighties, has been taken to Royal Preston Hospital and a road closure is in place from the roundabout at Kelbrook and the fork in the road at Langroyd Road. Motorists are advised to avoid the area until the road reopens."

Emergency services remain at the scene