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Witness appeal as Leyland man dies in Euxton crash

Posted on - 17th March, 2022 - 11:28am | Author - | Posted in - Leyland, Preston News, Roads, South Ribble News, Transport
Runshaw Hall Lane. Pic: Google

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision.

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Emergency services were called at shortly before 8pm on Tuesday 15 March after an Audi A1 travelling south on Runshaw Hall Lane at Euxton left the road and collided with a tree.

The driver, a 20-year-old man from Leyland, sadly died at the scene.

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Two passengers, men in their 20s from Leyland, suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries, and were taken to hospital for treatment. LancsLive has reports on the driver being named and tributes paid.

Sgt Peter Snook, of Tactical Operations, said: “This collision has sadly resulted in one young man losing his life and two others suffering serious injuries and my thoughts are with all those affected.

“I would appeal to anyone who either saw the collision or who may have CCTV, dashcam or mobile phone footage to get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log 1348 of March 15.

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