Man's collapse in Blackpool street 'not suspicious'

A man found collapsed in a Blackpool street with serious head injuries is believed to have had a fall, police said.

Peter Reid, 56, was discovered in Ball Street in the South Shore area of the resort at about 0120 BST on Friday.

He was taken to hospital but his condition has deteriorated in the past 24 hours, police said.

Officers had appealed for witnesses and but have now said the incident is no longer being treated as suspicious.

Mr Reid, who had left his partner's home in Waterloo Road on Thursday evening, was expected to go a local bookmakers and then to the Royal Oak pub.

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