Jeffrey Martin dies in Blackpool car crash

A man has died after his car hit a gatepost on the promenade in Blackpool.

Jeffrey Martin, 38, from Fleetwood, had driven down Squires Gate Lane before his car crashed into the sea wall at about 10:40 BST, police said.

He was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital with multiple injuries and died about two hours later.

Police said they believed Mr Martin had been parked behind the tram station in a black Daewoo Lanos and appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

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