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Pensioner dies after car crash in Clitheroe

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Published by Alice Sofield at 12:05pm 11th December 2018 (Updated 12:08pm 11th December 2018)

A woman has died following a crash in Clitheroe.

Last Monday (3/12/18) at around 2.30pm, a blue Honda Jazz car and a white Ford Transit van were involved in a collision on Whalley Road.

The driver of the Honda, a 90-year-old man and a 93-year-old woman, a passenger in the vehicle, suffered serious injuries and were taken to Royal Preston Hospital. Sadly the woman died on December 6th. The man is currently recovering.

The driver of the Ford, a 30-year-old man from Accrington, was not injured.

The road was closed for close to three hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Sgt Andy Ainsworth, of Lancashire Police, said:

“These are tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with the woman involved and her family at this very sad time.

"We continue to appeal for information and if you saw what happened and have yet to speak to police, please come forward."

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email 3200@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting log 0757 of December 3rd.

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