Man seriously injured in crash in Euxton

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A man was seriously injured following a crash in Euxton, near Chorley on Wednesday morning.

It happened shortly after 9am on Runshaw Lane when a Vauxhall Corsa which was travelling towards Dawbers Lane lost control on a series of bends and crossed the carriageway before colliding with a Volvo that was travelling in the opposite direction. The Vauxhall then collided with a tree on the offside of the carriageway.

The driver of the Vauxhall, a 23 year old man from Morecambe, sustained serious injuries to his head and neck and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

PS Mick Young of the Road Policing Unit said: “An investigation into how this collision occurred is underway and I would urge anyone who witnessed the accident to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact the Road Policing Unit on 01772 209674 or Lancashire Police on 101 quoting LC-20150506-0243.