UPDATE: Police investigating fatal road accident

Wigan Road near the junction of Shady Lane, Bamber Bridge. Photo taken from Google Maps.
Wigan Road near the junction of Shady Lane, Bamber Bridge. Photo taken from Google Maps.
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Lancashire police are currently investigating a fatal road accident.

The accident happened just before 7pm on Wigan Road, Bamber Bridge, and it is believed a pedestrian has died after a collision with a blue lorry.

Police said the victim was a pedestrian and said they are unable to name the deceased at this moment in time.investigation.

The police are conducting an investigation and also confirmed that they have closed Wigan Road just before and after the junction with Shady Lane and that they have also closed Shady Lane.

A police spokesman said: “We are currently dealing with a fatal road traffic collision.

“The road is closed so that we can conduct an investigation.”