Motorcyclist dies in road crash

This Is Lancashire: The scene of the crash in Clitheroe The scene of the crash in Clitheroe

A MOTORCYCLIST from Adlington has died after a crash in Clitheroe today.

The 47-year-old was thrown from his bike and died at the scene.

A police investigation is now underway.

The crash happened at 1.40pm in Bolton by Bowland Road when the motorcyclist was travelling near Springs Wood towards Sawley and involved a Nissan Navara travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the car, who is from Wyre, was uninjured.

Sergeant Gareth Hill said: “An investigation is underway but I would appeal to anybody that witnessed this collision or saw the motorcyclist riding his distinctive blue Yamaha YFZ-R1 in the Clitheroe or Bolton by Bowland area prior to the collision to contact police on 101.”


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12:32pm Wed 18 Dec 13

wsw69 says...

Condolences to his family, very tragic. I know the gent in question, R.I.P. Mr ST
Condolences to his family, very tragic. I know the gent in question, R.I.P. Mr ST wsw69

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