ACTION could be taken at a problem road after a man was seriously injured in an accident last month.

Great Harwood Cllr Noordad Aziz contacted Lancashire County Council after a pensioner was 'seriously injured' after being hit by a car in Blackburn Road.

After concerns were raised over speeding vehicles in the area a survey has been carried out by County Council bosses into the issues.

Findings will now be discussed with police to consider what action, if any, needs to be taken.

Cllr Aziz said the Great Harwood road is a popular route for people travelling to Great Harwood St John's CE Primary School and St Wulstan's RC Primary School.

Cllr Aziz said: "When anybody is injured like this we need to work together and do everything we possibly can to stop this sort of thing happening again.

"It's an ongoing issue residents complaining about speeding on the road.

"It's a popular route to two primary schools in the area.

"It is quite a congested area for parking and you get people coming out from in between cars.

"It will be looked at whether the whole layout of the road is correct."

A 69-year-old man suffered neck and back injuries after being struck by a Seat Ibiza on the road at its junction with St Hubert's Road in August.

The car, driven by a 20-year-old man from Rishton, then struck a garden wall and crashed into a parked Vauxhall Combo van.

Police launched an appeal last month following the incident and were keen to hear from people with CCTV of the route.

After a speed survey was carried out following calls by councillors, County Council bosses said they are now considering the results.

Action could include the addition of speed indicator display signs, mobile speed enforcement or 'other appropriate actions'.

Nick Hughes, safe and healthy travel team leader, said: "In response to concerns which have been raised about traffic speeds on Blackburn Road, Great Harwood, we have carried out a speed survey over several days and will now discuss the results with the police to consider whether any further action is needed."