Man arrested in Ormskirk on suspicion of attempted murder

Local Police were called Monday 23rd July after recieving reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Aughton Street, Ormskirk at 10.16am.

The car – a Citroen DS3, mounted the pavement, colliding with the woman.

The woman, in her 60s, suffered injuries to her lower body and has been taken to Aintree Hospital. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A 62-year-old man from Ormskirk has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody.

The road was closed between Queen Street and Park Road for around three hours while emergency services attended. It has since re-opened.

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting log number 433 of today (23rdJuly).



  • Concerned local

    Mike and colleagues, Shouldn’t you include of mention that both the man and woman are personally known to you, to avoid any conflict of interest in your reporting?


    • I am unaware that I know the man as the police have not released a name. As I was informed if this by someone on Facebook messenger, I don’t see any conflict of interests. I didn’t put any hearsay out until I received a press release from the police. Thanks for your concern.


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