Teenager dies after Lancashire crash

A teenager involved in a collision in east Lancashire at the weekend has died.

Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 3:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 3:33 pm
Police have appealed for information

Police were called at around 2.40am on Sunday to Colne Road, Reedley, near Burnley, to reports an Audi A3 travelling towards Brierfield had collided with a single decker coach and a second Audi A3, both of which were parked and unoccupied at the time.

The driver of the moving Audi, a man aged in his 20s, suffered a minor leg injury.

A passenger, a boy aged 17, suffered serious injuries to his head, chest, lung and pelvis. Both were taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment but the teenager died of his injuries on Tuesday afternoon.

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He has been named as Fayyaz Ahmed, from Brierfield.

Sgt Michael Belfield, of the Lancashire Police TacOps team, said: “A young man has sadly lost his life following this collision and my thoughts are very much with his loved ones at this time.

"We are in the process of establishing exactly what occurred and would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or who captured it on dashcam or CCTV.”

Anybody with information should contact us on 101, quoting log number 190 of November 10.