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Motorcyclist dies in Lostock Hall crash

Posted on - 7th December, 2016 - 9:09pm | Author - | Posted in - Lostock Hall, News, Roads, Transport
Police have closed off the road following the crash Pic: Tom Evans

Police have closed off the road following the crash Pic: Tom Evans

A motorcyclist has died following a crash in Lostock Hall on Wednesday afternoon.

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The man, in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene by Lancashire Police.

Leyland Road, close to the junction with Fir Trees Avenue, remained closed to traffic until 9pm on Wednesday (7 December) evening.

Emergency services were called to the road at 4.25pm after reports of a collision between a van and a motorbike.

Several witnesses were spoken to at the scene but police are appealing for anyone else who saw the incident.

Sergeant Malcolm Bell, of the Roads Policing Unit, said: “This was a tragic incident and our thoughts are with this man’s friends and family at this difficult time.

“We are investigating the circumstances of the collision and would appeal to anyone with information to contact police. If you saw what happened, please contact us.”

Anybody with information should contact police as soon as possible on 101, quoting log number 895 of December 7th.

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