Lancashire

Driver, 75, dies as car hits tree off M6 in Lancashire

A 75-year-old man has died after the car he was driving left the motorway and crashed into a tree.

Police said the accident happened on the southbound M6 in Lancashire between junctions 33 at Lancaster and 32 at Preston in the early hours.

The driver of a silver Ford Fiesta was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sgt Claire Pearson said detectives were trying to establish what happened and asked for any witnesses to get in touch.

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