Motorcyclist dies following collision in Pilling

Police news.
Police news.

A motorcyclist who was seriously injured following a collision in Pilling last month has sadly died.

The collision happened at around 12.25pm on Tuesday March 10 on the A588, Head Dyke Lane, in Pilling.

It is thought that a Honda motorcycle travelling towards Lancaster was involved in a collision with a Fiat Stilo.

The motorcyclist, who has been named as 66-year-old Michael Tyson from Knott End, was taken by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital.

He sadly died in hospital on Thursday April 2.

PC Adam Lloyd of the Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic incident where a man has sadly lost his life and my thoughts remain with his family and friends at this time.

“An investigation into how the collision occurred is on-going but I would re-appeal to any witnesses who have not yet spoken to us and may have seen either vehicle leading up to the collision or the collision itself to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 460 of March 10th. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at