Lancashire

Man found with serious injuries on a road in Penwortham dies

A 29-year-old man found with serious injuries in a road in Lancashire has died, police have confirmed.

The badly injured man was discovered on Martinsfield Road, Penwortham, Preston at about 22:40 BST on Saturday by a driver who called the police.

Police said he died in hospital in the early hours of Sunday.

Lancashire Police said it was unclear how the man, who lived locally, received the injuries but believe it is possible the man was hit by a car.

A post-mortem examination is taking place to establish the cause of death.

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