Driver killed after lorry leaves Burnley road and overturns

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed when the HGV he was driving left a Burnley road and overturned.

By John Deehan
Saturday, 7th May 2022, 6:14 pm

Officers were called at around 12-40pm to a report that a HGV travelling towards Blackburn Road on Higher Shuttleworth had careered off the carriageway.

The driver, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Enquiries are ongoing to determine the cause of the collision.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call 101, quoting log 618 of May 6.