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Two people die in Euxton crash

Runshaw Lane, Euxton Credit: Google Maps

Police have confirmed that two people have died after a collision in Euxton.

Police were called around 11pm last night following reports of a collision on the Runshaw Lane area of Lancashire.

A grey Fiat Punto, travelling from Euxton towards Leyland, came off the road close to The Plough Pub and collided with a tree.

The female driver and male passenger, believed to be in their early 20s, suffered fatal head injuries and died at the scene.

Officers have launched an appeal for information following the incident.

Sgt Malcolm Bell, of Lancashire Police, said:

We are trying to establish the circumstances around this collision.

We would be particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw the car before the incident, or witnessed the accident.

If you were in the Euxton area and saw this vehicle last night, I would ask you to get in touch.

– Sgt Malcolm Bell

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1495 of March 24.

Mum and baby had been missing from Devon

Angel Hudson - police appealed for information after she went missing from her Devon home Credit: Devon

It's now emerged that Angel Hudson, also known as Katie and her son Arthur had been the subject of a police appeal in November after they'd been missing from their South Devon home for several months.

Angel Hudson and son Arthur who were reported missing Credit: Irving of Exeter

Back in November Police appealed for Angel to get in touch after she hadn't been since at her home in Teignmouth for several months. The young mother and her 22 month old son were found dead at a house in Euxton, Chorley on Wednesday evening. Police say they're not looking for anyone else in connection with their deaths.


Police investigate after a mum and her baby son are found dead at their home in Lancashire.

Detectives say they've begun a murder inquiry after the bodies of a young woman and her baby boy were found at their home in Lancashire.

They were named by police as Angel Hudson, 26, known locally as Katie, and her son Arthur Hudson-Cardy, aged 22 months.

It's not yet clear how they died, but officers aren't looking for anyone else.

From the scene, our correspondent Rachel Townsend reports:

Woman and baby found dead in Euxton

Floral tribute at the scene. Credit: ITV News

A woman and a baby boy have been found dead in Chorley.

Lancashire Police have launched a murder investigation but say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

The alarm was raised shortly before 7pm last night when police were called to an address on on Princess Way in Euxton.

They found the bodies of a 26-year-old woman and a 22-month-old boy.

Post mortem examinations to establish the causes of death will be carried out in due course.

Police standing at the door to the property. Credit: ITV News

“This is a tragic case; it is being treated as a murder inquiry, although we are not looking for anybody else in connection with this incident.

“We are still in the very early stages of this investigation, but we are conducting a number of enquiries in order to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the deaths.”

– Detective Superintendent Eddie Thistlethwaite, Lancashire Police
Princess drive, Euxton Credit: Google Street View

Injured soldier learns to walk again

A soldier from Lancashire has defied medical experts by learning to walk again.

Kingsman Anthony Cooper from Euxton near Chorley, was so badly injured in a bomb blast while serving on the front line in Afghanistan, that his family was told there was little hope of him surviving.

But his recovery has been so swift that he's now learning to walk again with new prosthetic Ralph Blunsom reports.