A 70-year-old man has died following a collision in Rufford August 19th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Man, 70, dies following collision in Rufford The incident happened at around 12pm on Tuesday 18 August when the man was driving a John Deere tractor west along Tootle Road in the direction of Curlew Lane. The tractor was involved in a collision with an oncoming Ford KA before it tipped over and came to rest in a field. The tractor driver was treated for his injuries by paramedics at the scene before he was airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital where he sadly later died. The driver of the Ford KA, a 19 year old woman, and her three passengers, a 20 year old man and two boys aged 14 and 15, sustained minor injuries in the collision. Sgt David Hurst of the Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic incident and my sympathies are with the family and friends of the man who has sadly died. We are trying to establish exactly how this collision occurred and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact us.” Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 498 of 18th August. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!