Lancashire

Biker killed in Kirkham car collision

A 34-year-old biker has been killed in a collision with a car in Lancashire.

Police were called to the accident on the A583 Blackpool Road at Westby, near Kirkham, on Sunday evening.

The rider of a black Suzuki Bandit, which had been in collision with a Ford Focus, was pronounced dead at the scene. The car occupants were unhurt.

Lancashire Police closed the road for about five hours as accident investigators examined the scene.

Sgt Steve Hardman, from the Roads Policing Unit, said: "A full investigation is now under way in relation to this incident and I would urge witnesses to come forward as soon as possible.

"We are particularly keen to speak to the drivers of two cars who were in the area at the time of the collision and who we believe may have witnessed it."

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