Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Appeal after fatal collision in Pilling

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a motorcyclist died in a collision at Pilling on Sunday (March 4th).

The accident happened at shortly before 12.45pm at the junction of Lancaster Road and Gulf Lane.

It is believed the Suzuki motorcycle was travelling along Lancaster Road, towards the town, when it collided with a VW Passat turning into Gulf Lane.

The motorcyclist, a 47 year old man from Thornton, was thrown from his bike and sustained fatal injuries.

Sergeant Jon Allwright, of the Force Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the families of the motorcyclist and those others involved. We are asking for anyone who may have seen the accident and didn’t stop at the scene to contact the police.”

Anyone with information should call police on the non emergency number 101 and quote log number LC-20120304-0760



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