Category Archives: Traffic News

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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Sad news regarding the closure of the M58

Emergency services were called at about 9am this morning to reports of a serious collision on the M58 motorway. The collision, which happened between junctions 3 and 4 Westbound, involved an HGV, a minibus and a number of other vehicles. Sadly a woman and a 14-year-old-boy, suffered injuries which proved fatal in the collision. Police cannot release further details at

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Christmas comes early for Ormskirk customers

Bike hire scheme Bike & Go is bringing Christmas early to its Ormskirk customers – by giving them free bike hire every Tuesday between December 4 and January 15. The offer, which covers every Tuesday except Christmas Day and is open to all subscribers, is worth almost £23, and provides an opportunity to escape the Christmas madness while enjoying some

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