Category Archives: Traffic News

Police appeal for information following death of 73-year-old woman struck by lorry in Ormskirk

Police are appealing for information after a woman sadly died following a collision in Ormskirk on Thursday 17th October. The collision happened at 12.30pm on Park Road, near the pedestrian crossing at Moorgate. A 73-year-old woman was struck by a DAF Lorry as she crossed the road. The woman, from Ormskirk, suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.

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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

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Police appeal for info after major damage to canal Bridge

Police are requesting assistance to identify the individuals involved in offences of aggravated UTMV ( Unlawful/unauthorised Taking of a Motor Vehicle) and Criminal Damage. The incident occurred at Rimmer’s Bridge, Green’s Lane, near Ormskirk, West Lancashire. Offenders used a stolen JCB from the site to cause the damage shown in the images. It is believed to have occurred between 3.45pm

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Teenager suffers ‘major trauma’ after accident on A59 in Ormskirk

A 13-year-old boy has been taken to Liverpool’s Alder Hey hospital after yet another accident on County Road near to the Hayfield Pub. The incident happened at around 3pm and police closed the road from Southport Road to Yew Tree Lane. Ambulances and police attended the scene and an eyewitness said that they saw someone being treated on the side

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Woman sadly dies following serious collision on M58

Police were called around 10.10am on January 8 following reports of an accident involving a Mercedes lorry, a Ford Transit van and two cars, an Audi and a Ford Fiesta. The collision happened in queuing traffic following an earlier incident on the M58 in which two people, a 50-year-old woman and a 14-year-old boy, sadly died. The driver of the

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Family mourn loss of “brave boy” in M58 crash

Lancashire Police have released the name of the teenager who died in the collision on the M58. Pontville pupil Joe Cairns from Radcliffe, Greater Manchester died alongside staff member Anne Kerr in the collision. Joe’s mum and dad Steph and Andy Cairns have paid the following tribute to him “Joe, my brave boy, a true fighter with a heart of

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Family pay tribute to mum of two who died in M58 crash

Police officers are continuing their investigation into the two collisions on the M58 and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. The first incident happened on the morning of Tuesday, January 8th at around 9am close to junction 3 of the M58 westbound at Bickerstaffe. This first incident was involving a HGV, a minibus and a number of other

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