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Police appeal for help following collision in Skelmersdale


A man has died following a collision with a HGV in Skelmersdale on the morning of Thursday, September 2nd.

It happened at around 10:20am when a Mitsubishi Mirage, travelling north along Pimbo Road, has collided with the back of a stationary lorry, close to the junction with Peel Road.

The Mirage driver, a man in his fifties, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are asking anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

Sgt Steve Hardman from Lancashire’s Serious collision investigation unit said: “Firstly, my thoughts are with the family of the man who has sadly died. We are currently undertaking enquiries to trace his next of kin”.

“If you were in the area at the time and saw the incident, or similarly, you think you may have dash cam footage of it happening, please contact us.”

Road closures put in place whilst officers investigated the collision have now been lifted.

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident reference 386 of September 2nd or email 2385@lancashire.police.uk.


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