Motorcyclist dies in crash with car near Lancaster

A motorcyclist in his 60s has died following a collision with a car near Lancaster.

Sunday, 26th July 2020, 1:47 pm

A Honda motorcycle and a Ford Puma crashed on the A683 between Brookhouse and Caton shortly before 6.25pm yesterday (July 25).

Emergency services rushed to the incident but the motorcyclist, a man in his 60s from Morecambe, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for almost four hours while collision investigation officers attended the scene, but police would now like to anybody who witnessed the collision.

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Detectives also want to hear from anybody who has dashcam or CCTV footage of the collision, or of the vehicles involved in the moments leading up to the incident.

Sgt Laura Kendall, from the Lancashire Police TacOps Team, said: "First and foremost our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died. They are being supported by specially-trained officers and we send them our deepest condolences.

"An investigation is now underway to establish exactly what happened and we would like to hear from anybody who witnessed the collision or who has footage showing either the collision or the moments prior.

"Whatever information you have, please get in touch with us as soon as possible."

A Honda motorcycleand a Ford Puma car were involved in a fatal collision on theA683 between Brookhouse and Caton yesterday (July 25). (Credit: Google)

Police say the motorbike had been travelling in the direction of Caton at the time of the crash, while the Ford had been travelling in the opposite direction.

Anybody with information is being urged to contact police by calling 101, quoting log number 1279 of July 25.