Monday, 9 March 2015

Witness appeal after cyclist dies in Bolton-le-Sands

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist died following a collision in Bolton le Sands last Friday.

The accident happened at around 4.30pm on Friday 6 March on the A6. Local man Alexander William Clark (87) was cycling on the pavement towards the direction of Carnforth when he fell into oncoming path of a blue Volvo XC70. Mr Clark sustained a serious head injury and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he sadly died.

PS Rob Gomery of the West Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic accident where a man has sadly lost his life and my thoughts are with his family and friends. An investigation to establish how the incident occurred is underway and I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened to contact us on 101.”

Anyone with information can contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log number 0964 of 6th March.

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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