Man, 94, dies after crash with HGVs

The man was airlifted to hospital but sadly died from his injuries on Tuesday
The man was airlifted to hospital but sadly died from his injuries on Tuesday

A pensioner has died following a crash involving a car and two lorries in Melling near Lancaster, say police.

Emergency services were called at around 3.20pm on Thursday, June 28 to reports of a crash involving a Nissan Almera and two HGVs on the A683 Melling Road.

Police say the driver of the Almera, a 94-year-old man from Farleton, suffered serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Sadly he died from his injuries on Tuesday, July 3. The drivers of the HGVs were not injured.

The road was closed for six hours while emergency services and accident investigators attended the scene.

Police are now appealing for witnesses following the collision.

PC Shaun Canning, of Lancashire Police, said: “These are tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with the family and friends of the man involved.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed a collision between a car and two HGVs in Melling.

“We want to establish exactly what has happened and hope the public can help us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1074 of June 28.