Nelson accident pensioner ‘critical’
9:07am Wednesday 12th September 2012 in News
A PENSIONER knocked down outside Morrison’s supermarket in Nelson on Friday is in a life-threatening condition in hospital.
The 75-year-old, from Burnley, was struck by a Vauxhall Astra in a low-speed collision in Pendle Street just before 2pm.
The man had got up from the collision and was reported to be fine but, after being taken to hospital, it was discovered he had suffered head injuries when he hit the road.
Doctors found a blood clot and the man is now described as being ‘critical’ at Royal Preston Hospital.