Woman, 60, killed in car crash

Road accident on Midgeland Road in Blackpool
Road accident on Midgeland Road in Blackpool
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A woman who suffered head injuries in a horror crash in Marton has died.

The 60-year-old was behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta travelling southbound along Midgeland Road at 11.30am on Saturday when it collided with a parked Citroen C3 car close to Stockydale Road.

She suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital for treatment.

She was later transferred to Royal Preston Hospital, but died on Tuesday morning.

The road was closed for more than three hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Police are appealing for information following the collision.

Sgt Adam Dawson, of Lancashire Police, said: “These are tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with this woman and her family.

“We are appealing for information and would ask anyone who can help to come forward and contact police.

“If you were in the Midgeland Road area and witnessed the incident please contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 541 of August 20.