Lancashire

Man, 69, dies two months after Clayton-le-Moors crash

Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors Image copyright Google
Image caption Police are appealing for anyone who saw the accident, on Whalley Road, to contact them

An elderly man has died more than two months after he was hit by a car.

William Hart suffered head injuries when he was knocked down in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire, at about 22:15 BST on 21 June.

The accident happened in Whalley Road, close to the Albion pub, and involved a grey Ford Fiesta.

Mr Hart was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital but died on Wednesday, police said.

Sgt Lee Campbell, of Lancashire Constabulary, said: "I would appeal for anyone who witnessed this collision or who has any information, and who has not yet spoken to police, to contact us."

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