Lancashire

A motorcyclist and pillion die in a crash with a tractor

A motorbike rider and his pillion passenger have died following a collision with a tractor in Lancashire.

Police were called to Mythop Road near Weeton at around 16:00 BST on Sunday after a report of a collision.

Patrick Cresswell, 46, who was riding a Honda bike, and passenger Suzanne Smith, 25 - partners from Marton in Blackpool - both died at the scene.

The tractor driver was shocked but uninjured. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The Honda was riding in convoy with a second motorbike, a Suzuki GSX750, which was not involved in the collision.

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