Monthly Archives: July 2018

Police appeal for witnesses after car hits wall and lands on its back in a field in Ormskirk

Local Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Ormskirk on Friday 27th July. Around 11.05pm Police received reports of a collision involving a Ford Fiesta. The car was travelling south along Altys Lane when it collided with a stone wall and a concrete lamppost before landing on its roof in a nearby field. The driver, a 19-year-old-man, was

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Biker critical in hospital after collision on Rainford bypass, Police looking for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was injured in Bickerstaffe. Around 4.50pm Thursday, July 26, a Ssangyong Rexton car was travelling northbound on the A570 Rainford bypass. As the vehicle slowed to turn close to Quattros Restaurant, a second vehicle slowed and travelled past the Ssangyong on the nearside. A Yamaha motorcycle, approaching from behind, was then involved

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Police arrest woman and girl after several incidents in Skelmersdale

Detectives have arrested two people in connection with several incidents in Skelmersdale. Police were called around 9pm yesterday (Tuesday, July 24) following reports of a robbery in Heathgate. A 19-year-old man was walking when he was approached by three females. One of the group demanded his phone before allegedly attempting to attack the victim with a wine bottle. It is

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Two charged with murder after death of man in Skelmersdale

Two people have been charged with murder after the death of a man in Skelmersdale on Saturday July 21st. Police were called to a report of a fire at a house on Elmridge at around 8.10am on Saturday. Eamon Brady who was 44-years-old was sadly found deceased inside the property. William Vaill, 36, of Evington, Skelmersdale and Deborah Andrews, 43,

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Ormskirk man charged with attempted murder

Ormskirk was shocked on Monday after finding out that a road closure was due to a suspected attempted murder. Police confirmed later on Monday that they had arrested a 62-year-old-man for suspected attempted murder. The incident saw Aughton Street closed for over three hours after a Citroen DS car mounted the pavement and rammed a female pedestrian. The woman, in

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Man arrested in Ormskirk on suspicion of attempted murder

Local Police were called Monday 23rd July after recieving reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Aughton Street, Ormskirk at 10.16am. The car – a Citroen DS3, mounted the pavement, colliding with the woman. The woman, in her 60s, suffered injuries to her lower body and has been taken to Aintree Hospital. Her injuries are not

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Police close road in Ormskirk

Local Police have closed part of Aughton Street after what appears to have been an incident near to the Queens Inn public house. Police have blocked off the road and are diverting traffic away and around the scene. We are getting reports that the Police may have arrested someone at the scene but we haven’t had this confirmed yet. We

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