Man slightly hurt in accident

A 21-year-old male pedestrian from Barrowford was in collision with a car on Gisburn Road on Saturday night.

The accident happened just after 10pm near Holmefield House and the victim was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital by ambulance for a check-up – but was found to have only minor injuries.

The road was closed for a short time while the accident was dealt with and the cause was investigated by the police.