Police confirm female pedestrian sadly died after collision with lorry in Ormskirk

Lancashire Police have confirmed that a woman has died following a collision with a lorry near Moorgate in Ormskirk.

Police closed the one way system along Park Road from St Helens Road to Aughton Street and also stopped traffic joining from Moorgate. The incident happened near the traffic lights on park Road near to Marks and Spencer’s.

A lorry at the scene had tarpaulin covering parts of it.

A Police spokesperson said: “We were called at about 12.30pm today (Thursday, October 17th) to reports of a collision between a woman pedestrian and a lorry on Park Road in Ormskirk.

“The pedestrian, a local woman, suffered serious injuries and, despite the efforts of paramedics, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“The road remains closed and enquiries into the circumstances of the collision are on-going.”  

The incident caused some roads to be closed to traffic to allow emergency services to attend the scene.