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Late night car crash in Feniscowles kills two men – Accident victims now named


Car crash in Feniscowles - Police AppealPolice are appealing for witnesses after two people died in a road traffic collision in Feniscowles on the outskirts of Blackburn.

Car Crash in Feniscowles

The car crash in Feniscowles which occured at about 11.30pm on Preston Old Road in Feniscowles last night has taken two lives.

Two vehicles were involved in the crash. A Volkswagen Golf travelling towards Blackburn collided with a Ford Focus travelling in the opposite direction. The driver of the Golf, Jamie Dickson, a 35 year old man from Bamber Bridge suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Kevin Evans, the front seat passenger from Blackburn was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital but died a short time later. He was 34 years old and a father of two.

The driver of the Ford Focus, a 59 year old man from Poulton le Fylde is in a serious condition at the Royal Blackburn Hospital. The road was closed to allow accident investigators to carry out their work.

Sergeant Jon Allwright from the Road Policing Unit said, “This is a tragic accident that has and will affect three families and we have specially trained officers supporting them.

“A full investigation is underway to establish exactly what happened and I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and who may have witnessed the collision or perhaps saw the vehicles in the run up to the collision to come forward and contact the police.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Road Policing Unit at Samlesbury on 101.

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