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Man in serious condition after car crashed into lamppost

The car crashed into a lamppost on Eden Park on Saturday. Photo: Google Maps

A 49-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after his car crashed into a lamppost in Blackburn on Saturday.

The Mercedes collided with the lamppost on Eden Park at around 5.35pm.

The driver was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital before being transferred to Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash or who saw the car in the run up to the incident.

A man is in hospital following this collision and first and foremost we would like to wish him all the best with his recovery.

We are now trying to piece together exactly what occurred and would like to hear from anybody who witnessed the incident but has not yet been spoken to by officers. Similarly, anybody who saw the vehicle in the moments before the collision occurred is asked to make contact, as they may be able to shed some light on what led to it.

– Sergeant Lee Harris, Roads Policing Unit
  • Anybody with information is asked to get in touch on 101, quoting log number 1092 of October 28th.