Pedestrian hit by bike is fighting for her life

editorial image

A woman continues to fight for life a week after she was knocked over by a motorbike.

Police have now issued a new appeal for witnesses after the woman was critically injured after colliding with a motorbike.

“An investigation to establish the circumstances of this collision is on-going and I would like to thank those who have already come forward with information.”

PC Amanda Bond

The 44-year-old woman, a pedestrian, suffered serious head injuries in the crash in Golden Hill Lane, Leyland, at 9.50am on Tuesday, July 14.

She was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital, where she remains. Her condition is still described as critical.

It is believed she is from Leyland.

The motorcyclist, a 42-year-old man, was also treated at hospital, but his injuries were not believed to be serious and he is now helping police with their inquiries.

The road was closed by police for three hours for investigation purposes.

PC Amanda Bond of the Road Policing Unit said: “An investigation to establish the circumstances of this collision is on-going and I would like to thank those who have already come forward with information.

Police confirmed that no arrests have been made and inquiries are continuing.

In Leyland, friends have been expressing their concern for the woman.

Posting on Facebook, Missy D said: “A very sad time.

“She is a work mate of my mum’s and a great and funny person.

“We are all just praying for her now.”