Updated: Man dies following collision in Much Hoole September 16th, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Updated It has now been established that the man who sadly died in the RTC in Much Hoole last week can be named as Michael Smith, died as a result of natural causes. There will be no picture or further tribute issued but the family would like to express their thanks to those who stopped to help at the scene of the collision. … A man has sadly died following a collision in Much Hoole this morning (Friday 11 September). At around 10.30am a Nissan X-Trail was travelling north along Liverpool Road before it mounted the kerb, collided with a hedge and overturned. The driver, a 70 year old man from Longton, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for three hours to facilitate an investigation. Sgt James Power of the Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic incident and I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the man who sadly died. “We are still establishing how this collision occurred and I would appeal to anyone who saw what happened and has not yet spoken to us to get in touch.” Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 354 of 11th September. 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!