Police were called at around 8.45pm last night to Elizabeth Street to reports a man had been found with significant injuries.
A man aged in his 20s has been left with several injuries including a significant slash wound to his throat and a stab wound to his body. At this stage it is thought an altercation may have occurred in the Iddon Court block of flats before he made his way outside where the attack continued on Elizabeth Street.
He was taken to hospital Blackpool Victoria Hospital where he remains in serious condition.
Two men, aged 32 and 39 and from Blackpool were arrested close to the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. They remain in police custody.
Police are now asking anybody who witnessed the incident, or who has information that could help with our enquiries, to get in touch as soon as possible.