Woman dies after 'car crashes into tree'

Police have confirmed that a woman died in a crash this morning in Hapton.

Thursday, 26th October 2017, 11:20 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:03 pm
A woman died at the scene

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Road closed in both directions in Hapton after 'serious accident'

Police say a white Vauxhall Corsa had been involved in a collision with a tree on Accrington Road.

Emergency services attended but sadly the female driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

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An investigation is on-going.

Sgt Lee Harris, of Lancashire Police, said: “These are tragic circumstances involving and my thoughts are with the driver’s family at this time.

“Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0197 of October 26.”

The A679, Burnley Road and Accrington Road remain closed.