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Man in 20s seriously injured after car drives off carriageway

AN APPEAL is underway after a person was seriously injured when his car careered of a carriageway this morning.

The incident occurred on Blackburn Road on the strategy to Stones Bank Road in Egerton at round 1.15am on Wednesday September 15.

The driver, a person in his 20s from Brierfield, suffered critical accidents to his head, chest and hip, whereas his car was left utterly gutted and burned out on the highway for a while afterwards.

Lancashire Police East Tactical Operations’ Sergeant Craig Salmon stated: “This incident has resulted in a person struggling some fairly critical accidents and my ideas are with him and his household at the moment.

“We are now working to establish a fuller picture of what occurred. I would ask any witnesses or anybody with CCTV or dashcam footage which could assist our investigation to get in contact with police as soon as possible.”

Blackburn Road had been closed for six hours after the incident whereas emergency providers had been on the scene.

A hearth service spokesman confirmed that two engines from Darwen attended and remained on the scene for round an hour and a half.

Offices ultimately anounced that that they had reopened the highway simply after 9am.

The injured man is at the moment in hospital, though his situation will not be described as life-threatening.

Anyone with data can contact police by emailing [email protected] or calling 101, quoting log 0063 of September 15, 2021.

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