Man dies after collision in Bilsborrow

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A 31-year-old van driver has died following a collision between his van and a lorry in Bilsborrow this morning.

He was taken by air ambulance to hospital with a serious head injury but later died of his injuries.

Emergency services were called to the incident, on St Michael’s Road, near to Guy’s Thatched Hamlet at 9.20am.

The road has been closed while officers investigate the scene. The driver of the HGV was uninjured.

Inspector Damian Kitchen said: “A full investigation into the circumstances surrounding this collision is now underway and I would appeal to anybody who may have witnessed it to contact police.

“In particular I would like to appeal to the driver or occupants of a white vehicle which was in the area at the time of the collision who I believe may have witnessed it to come forward.”

Anybody with any information is asked to call police on 08451 25 35 45 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.