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Aughton crash


A 53 year old man, who has not yet been named, from Southport has died following a crash in Aughton. The man’s motorbike came in collision with a bus on Doctor’s Bridge in Moss Delph Lane in Aughton.

The police arrived at about 5.45am on Thursday 16th July. Ambulance and fire service were also present at the scene. Unfortunately the man was pronounced dead at the scene. There are no reports of any further injuries and there were no passengers on the bus.

Sgt Adam Dawson, of the Roads Policing Unit, said: “Specialist officers are supporting the family at this difficult time and I would urge anyone with information who may have seen a black motorbike in the area prior to the incident to get in touch.” (BBC)

An investigation is being carried out to establish the cause of the incident. Witnesses are urged to contact the police immediately.

Delph lane