One dead and another in hospital after Burnley collision

A man has died after being involved in a road traffic collision in Cliviger late last night, with police appealing for witnesses.

Saturday, 11th November 2017, 12:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:24 pm
The collision occurred late last night.

Authorities who attended the incident said that a 54-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision, while firefighters were forced to use cutting equipment and lighting to release one the other driver - a 48-year-old man - who had been trapped in the other vehicle. He was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital.

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Two fire engines from Rawtenstall and Bacup, as well as the Urban Search and Rescue Team from Chorley, were called to the scene at 22:17 after two vehicles - a Volkswagen Golf and a Vauxhall Vectra - collided on Crown Point Road in Cliviger.