Fatal collision on Burnley Road East Rossendale

Saturday, November 11, 2017

We are appealing for information following a collision at around 10:13 pm last night on Burnley Road East, Waterfoot involving a Volkswagen Golf and a Vauxhall Vectra.

Sadly the driver of the Golf, a 54-year-old man from Bacup, died. The driver of the other vehicle, a 48-year-old man is being treated for serious injuries at Royal Preston Hospital.

Sergeant Andy Walton from Lancashire Constabulary’s Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man killed in this collision. An investigation into what happened is now underway.

“I would appeal to anyone who saw the collision or either of the two cars shortly before it, to come forward with any information they feel might help our investigation.”

Anyone with information can contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting LC-20171110-1661.

Alternatively the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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