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Man in his 60s dies in Grimsargh crash

Posted on - 1st May, 2024 - 9:03am | Author - | Posted in - Grimsargh, Longridge, Preston News, Ribble Valley News, Ribbleton, Roads, Transport
Emergency services in Preston Road, Grimsargh, during Tuesday evening Pic: Blog Preston

A man in his 60s has died after a crash in Grimsargh.

Preston Police closed Preston Road near St Michael’s Church for five hours after the crash involving a Mazda 6.

The Mazda driver is understood to have suffered a medical episode and the car left the road and collided with a bus shelter and the church wall.

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The crash took place around 6.30pm on Tuesday 30 April.

A police spokesperson said despite the efforts of emergency services at the scene the man died. His family have been informed.

Sergeant Michael Higginson of the road policing unit said: “Very sadly a man has died, and I would appeal for anyone who saw what happened or who has any information to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has information can contact the serious collision investigation unit at SCIU@lancashire.police.uk or call 101 quoting log 1170 of April 30.

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