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Pensioner airlifted to hospital as crash closes rural Preston road

Posted on - 4th January, 2017 - 3:53pm | Author - | Posted in - Grimsargh, News, Roads, Transport
Cumeragh Lane is closed due to the crash Pic: Google

Cumeragh Lane is closed due to the crash Pic: Google

A pensioner has died following a crash on the outskirts of Preston.

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Cumeragh Lane between Whittingham and Longridge had been closed in both directions.

Preston Police say one vehicle was involved in the crash.

A man in his 80s, understood to be from Whittingham, was airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital and police say he died from his injuries.

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The incident happened shortly after 2pm and motorists were urged to avoid the area and find an alternative route.

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