POLICE are still appealing for witnesses following a serious collision which happened on the A59 last Friday (January 13) at Horton-in-Craven.

Lancashire Police were called at around 6am following a report that a red BMW 320 had left the road and collided with a tree. The A59 was closed until about 11am following the collision.

The only occupant of the car, a man in his 40s from Great Harwood, Lancashire, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital.

Sgt Marc Glass, of the serious collision investigation unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the injured man and his family at this difficult time.

“We are investigating to establish exactly how the collision happened and I’m keen to hear from anybody who witnessed the incident and has not already spoken to police.

“If you saw what happened or have any information regarding the incident, please get in touch.

“Further, if you were driving in the area at the time and have a dashboard mounted camera in your vehicle, please get in touch."

Witnesses can contact police on 101 quoting log 0174 of January 13 or e-mail sciu@lancashire.police.uk