Delivery driver crushed by own van outside primary school

The school was closed yesterday while emergency services attended the scene. Credit: ITV News

A delivery driver has died after being crushed by his own van outside a primary school in Preston.

Police say they were called to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School at around 6:45am yesterday - where the man had become trapped between his refrigerated vehicle and a gatepost.

He died as a result of his injuries.

The Health and Safety Executive is investigating.

Our thoughts remain with the man’s family at this incredibly sad and difficult time.

– Lancashire Police