Witnesses sought after elderly Harrogate man injured

6 December 2011

PoliceHarrogate police are seeking witnesses after an 81-year-old Harrogate man was knocked down on West Park on Monday morning.

At around 10.45am on Monday 5 December 2011, the man was waiting to cross the road opposite the Specialized cycle shop when a white van collided with him.

The elderly man sustained serious head injuries during the collision and was taken to Harrogate District Hospital where he remains in a stable condition. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was on West Park on Monday morning and witnessed the incident, or anyone who saw the man prior to the collision.

TC Steve Wright of Harrogate Roads Policing Group, said:

It is important that we speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident so we can establish the exact circumstances of the collision. It is quite a busy part of town and there will have been a number of people out and about on Monday morning. If you have information which could help us, please get in touch.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 0845 60 60 24 7 – press option 2 – and ask for TC 1309 Steve Wright , quoting reference number 12110205043.


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