Police are appealing for witnesses after a 79-year-old man died following a car crash in Blackburn yesterday.
A Ford Fiesta and a Renault Megan collided at the junction of Preston New Road and Further Lane in Mellor at around 4.40pm.
The 79-year-old, who was driving the Fiesta, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with significant head injuries where he later died.
The 34-year-old female driver of the Megan was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital where she was treated for whiplash injuries and shock.
– Sergeant Tracey Ward
“I believe there may have been a number of other drivers who could have witnessed this collision but didn’t stop at the scene. If you were one of them I would be grateful if you could please contact police.”
“If anybody else has any information which they think could assist with our investigation please come forward.”
Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org.