Woman dies after gatepost car crash in Clitheroe

A driver has died in hospital after her car crashed into a gatepost in a Lancashire road.

The 69-year-old woman's silver Ford Focus crashed into the stone post in Chatburn Road, Clitheroe at 2115 GMT on Thursday, police said.

The woman, from Gisburn, was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital but died shortly afterwards.

Sgt Mick Young, of Lancashire police, has appealed to anyone with information to contact police.

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