Appeal following fatal road traffic collision in Ormskirk March 1st, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Appeal following fatal road traffic collision in Ormskirk POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 71 year old man died in a road traffic collision in Ormskirk yesterday (Thursday 28th February). The collision took place at around 11:35am on Wheatsheaf car park when the man was hit by a Skoda Octavia which, for unknown reasons, had lost control whilst pulling out of a parking space. The man, who has been named as Edward Weston from Ormskirk, as a result was trapped between another vehicle and a wall and suffered significant chest injuries. He was taken through to hospital but sadly passed away. An investigation is now underway to ascertain exactly what happened and police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them. Sergeant Finn Quainton from the Force Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic incident and I’d appeal to anybody that witnessed this collision who hasn’t yet spoken with police to come forward. “Specialist family liaison officers are supporting Mr Weston’s family.” Anyone that witnessed this collision should contact Lancashire Police on 101. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] 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. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!