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Man suffers head injuries after bus collision in Helmshore

Image shows Broadway in Helmshore where the incident happened Credit: Google Maps

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious head injuries following a collision in Helmshore.

At around 5.45pm on Wednesday, May 24th a 75-year-old man got off a double decker bus that was travelling on the X41 route on Broadway at the bus stop near to Pearson's Café.

The man is thought to have fallen into the path of the bus under the nearside wheel. He suffered significant head and facial injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he remains.

“This man has suffered serious injuries as a result of this incident and we would appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity at the time and witnessed what happened to contact us.”

– PS Adam Dawson, Road Policing Unit, Lancashire Police
  • Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 1309 of May 24th.