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Teenager dies in motorcycle crash with tractor near Grimsargh

Posted on - 14th September, 2021 - 12:11pm | Author - | Posted in - Grimsargh, Preston News
The crash took place in Preston Road, Grimsargh. Pic: Google
The crash took place in Preston Road, Grimsargh. Pic: Google

A teenager died whilst riding a motorcycle which crashed into a tractor last night (Monday 13 September).

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Police were called around 9.10pm yesterday following a report of a collision in Preston Road, Grimsargh.

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A man riding a Honda motorbike towards Longridge had been involved in a collision with a tractor close to the junction with Back Lane.

The motorcyclist, a 19-year-old man from Preston, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor, a 16-year-old boy from Preston, was not injured.

Sgt Marc Glass, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations said: “There are very sad and tagic circumstances and my thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time.

“An investigation is underway into the circumstances around the collision and we would encourage any witnesses to come forward.

“If you can help police please call 101 or email 555@lancashire.police.uk quoting log 1440 of September 13.”

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