Man hurt as car and HGV collide in Barnoldswick

Barnoldswick accident
Barnoldswick accident

POLICE are appealing for information after a car and a HGV collided in Barnoldswick.

Around 12-50pm today, a silver Peugeot 107 and a HGV collided in Skipton Road.

The driver of the Peugeot, a local man in his 80s, has been taken to Royal Preston Hospital. The driver of the HGV was unhurt.

The road was closed for three hours while accident investigators carried out their work.

Sgt Dave Hogarth said: “An investigation is under way into the circumstances surrounding the collision. If anybody witnessed it they are asked to call police.”

Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org