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Preston motorcyclist dies in hospital after St Michael’s crash

Written by on January 16, 2022

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in St Michael’s.

Lancashire Police confirmed the man, in his 40s, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he sadly died.

Emergency services were called to Garstang Road at 1.30pm yesterday (January 15) to reports of a single-vehicle collision involving a Husqvarna 701 Supermoto motorbike.

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He was rushed to hospital but sadly could not be saved.

The identity of the rider has not been released.

Police are now appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage.

Sgt Daniel Gunn, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operation, said: “This collision has resulted in a man losing his life and my thoughts are first and foremost with his loved ones at this incredibly difficult time.

“We are now investigating the full circumstances of what led to the collision and I would ask anybody with information or footage which could assist our enquiries to contact the police.”

Anyone with information is asked to email 2824@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 0716 of January 15, 2022.

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