Driver crashes into house

A 54-year-old driver from Leyland is in a serious condition in hospital after crashing a car into a house following a high-speed police chase.

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Driver dies in hospital after crashing into house

The scene of the incident in Leyland Credit: ITV Granada Reports

A driver of a car that crashed into a house after being followed by police in Leyland has died in hospital.

Lancashire police have referred the incident to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

The driver lost control of the car on a bend before crashing into a house on Longmeanygate.

A 54 year-old man from Leyland was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital but has since died of his injuries.

The occupants of the house were not injured and were able to remain in the house after it was assessed by building inspectors.

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