Police keen for dash cam footage after fatal motorbike crash in Hoghton

Lancashire Police are appealing to motorists with dash cams that might have witnessed a collision in Hoghton that resulted in a motorcyclist dying.

Friday, 27th July 2018, 10:33 am
Updated Friday, 27th July 2018, 11:37 am

The incident between a Yamaha motorbike and a Fiat Punto took place in Blackburn Old Road, Hoghton, near Chorley, at around 8pm on Sunday.

The rider, a 35-year-old man from Blackburn, suffered a number of serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at hospital.

His pillion rider, a 26-year-old woman, suffered a serious injury to her hip and was taken to hospital for treatment. The driver of the Punto, a 20-year-old woman from Blackburn, suffered minor facial injuries.

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Police are now continuing their appeal for witnesses - especially those with possible dash cam footage that could help with their investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who has any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1441 of July 23.