Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Witness appeal after man dies following Caton Road collision

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

The collision happened shortly before 5.00pm on Tuesday 16th December on an unlit stretch of the A683 Caton Road, Crook O’Lune when two cars, a Honda Jazz and a Hyundai Tucson, collided with an 80 year-old-man, Joseph McNamara from Heysham, who sustained serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

PS Tracey Ward of the Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic incident and my thoughts are with Joseph’s family and friends at this time. An investigation into how this collision occurred is underway and I would urge anyone who witnessed the incident to contact us.”

• Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number LC-20141216-0884. Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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