Witness appeal after fatal collision in Grimsargh

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist sadly died following a collision in Grimsargh. 

Police were called around 9.10pm yesterday (Monday, September 13) to a report of an accident in Preston Road.

A man riding a Honda motorbike towards Longridge had been involved in a collision with a tractor close to the junction with Back Lane.

Sadly the motorcyclist, a 19-year-old man from Preston, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor, a 16-year-old boy from Preston, was not injured.

Police are appealing for information and urging any witnesses to come forward.

Sgt Marc Glass, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “These are very sad and tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time.

“An investigation is underway into the circumstances around the collision and we would encourage any witnesses to come forward.

“If you can help police please call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 1440 of September 13.”

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