Pensioner dies after falling off bike in Lea

Posted on - 9th August, 2019 - 10:43am | Author - | Posted in - Lea, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google
Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google

A pensioner has died after falling off his bike in Lea.


Police were called to Sidgreaves Lane shortly after mid-day on Thursday August 8.

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An 83-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant Michael Higginson said: “These are tragic circumstances where a man has died after what we suspect is a medical episode.

“Our thoughts are with the gentleman’s family at this incredibly upsetting and difficult time.


“If you were in the area and have any information that could help with our investigation, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log number 527 of 8th August.

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