Lancashire

Aughton driver dies in M58 embankment crash

A man died when his car veered down a motorway embankment in west Lancashire.

Police said the victim, aged 68, from Aughton, lost control of the car he was driving at about 20:30 GMT on Friday, a mile before junction one of the M58 westbound.

Lancashire Police said he may have taken ill at the wheel of his black Mercedes car.

Police appealed for any witnesses to the incident to come forward.

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