Teenager dies after motorbike and tractor crash in Grimsargh

A young motorcyclist has died following a collision with a tractor in Grimsargh.

Tuesday, 14th September 2021, 2:39 pm

Emergency services were called to reports of a crash in Preston Road at around 9.10pm yesterday (September 13).

A man riding a Honda motorbike towards Longridge had been involved in a collision with a tractor close to the junction with Back Lane.

The motorcyclist, a 19-year-old man, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The driver of the tractor, a 16-year-old boy from Preston, was not injured.

Sgt Marc Glass, of Lancashire Police's Tactical Operations, said: "These are very sad and tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with the man's family at this difficult time.

"An investigation is underway into the circumstances around the collision and we would encourage any witnesses to come forward."

"If you can help police please call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 1440 of September 13."

A teenager died after a motorbike and tractor collided in Preston Road, Grimsargh. (Credit: Google)

The road between Elston Lane and Pinfold Lane in Alston was closed for around seven hours overnight for investigation works.

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