Lancashire

Paramedic dies in motorcycle collision in Lytham

A off-duty paramedic was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car in Lancashire, police have confirmed.

Andrew Gibbins, 45, from Warton, died shortly after the crash in Ballam Road, Lytham, at 1550 BST on Wednesday.

He was riding a Ducati when it collided with a silver Lexus SL460 near the junction with Laburnum Avenue.

The 54-year-old driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released on bail.

Mr Gibbins, who worked as a paramedic in Preston, lived in Warton with his wife, three children and parents.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.

Sgt Rob Gomery said: "I believe that two cars slowed down to pass a pedal cyclist just before the collision happened and I would appeal for those two drivers and the cyclist to come forward as they could be key witnesses to the collision."

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