Lancashire

Driver arrested after 80-year-old dies in crash

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Image caption The crash happened close to the White Bull pub on Preston Road

A driver has been arrested after the death of an 80-year-old man in a crash.

He died at the scene of the collision, which involved his car and a Ford van close to the White Bull pub on Preston Road between Longridge and Grimsargh at about 16:45 BST on Tuesday.

A 25-year-old man from Longridge was held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and possession of a Class A drug, Lancashire Police said.

He remained in custody on Wednesday and police have appealed for witnesses.

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