Family pays tribute to grandfather (80) who was killed in Ribble Valley road accident

The family of a man killed in a collision in the Ribble Valley have paid tribute to him.

By Sue Plunkett
Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 4:14 pm

The accident happened at around 12.45pm on March 17th when a Honda Jazz travelling north on the A666 in Langho collided with a pedestrian at the junction with Whalley Road.

The pedestrian was 80-year-old Peter Westwell from Billington. He suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family said: “Peter was a much-loved dad, grandad, brother, uncle and friend. He loved nothing better than a good walk especially in his beloved Yorkshire Dales.

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The family of Peter Westwell, who died in a road accident in Langho earliier this month, have paid tribute to him

“He will be hugely missed and we want to express our thanks to everyone who tried to help.”

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A police spokesman said: “Our investigation is continuing to establish exactly what occurred and anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to get in touch."

Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting log 0577 of March 17th.