Man, 84, dies following collision in Morecambe

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An elderly man has died five days after a collision in Morecambe.

The accident happened at 1.15pm on Tuesday August 4, on Coastal Road when a blue Citroen Picasso which was being driven towards Carnforth veered off the carriageway and collided with the rear of a parked Silver Fiat Ducato.

The driver, who can be named as 84-year-old William Simpson from Carnforth, suffered fractured ribs and was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

He sadly died in hospital on Sunday August 9.

PS James Power of the Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic accident and my thoughts remain with Mr Simpson’s family. An investigation to establish the circumstances of the collision is underway and we are appealing to anyone who saw what happened to contact us with information.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 619 of August 4.