Man, 32, from Warton dies after Preston collision

A 32-year-old man from Warton has died following a crash in Preston, say Police.

Officers were called around 5.30pm on Monday, May 8 to Riversway following reports of a serious incident.

A Peugeot Partner van travelling eastbound was involved in a collision with a man close to the junction with Pedders Lane, say police.

The man, from the Warton area, suffered significant injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment but sadly later died.

The driver of the Peugeot, a 57-year-old man, was not injured.

The road was closed for more than four and a half hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Police are appealing for information following the incident.

Sgt Steve Hardman, of Lancashire Police’s Roads Policing Unit, said: “These are tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this time.

“We are appealing for information and would urge anyone who can assist with our enquiries to come forward.

“If you witnessed the collision and have not yet spoken to police, please contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1131 of May 8.

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