Police are appealing for public to come forward with any information regarding a collision in Kirkham last night, which killed a teenager.

At 10pm last night (Saturday 4th), reports of a collision came in involving an Audi S3 and a pedestrian. The collision took place at the junction of Station Road and Nelson Street in Kirkham.

The pedestrian hit in the collision was a 19 year old from Kirkham, who suffered multiple serious injuries and died a short time after the incident, despite emergency crew’s best efforts. The driver of the Audi was a 30-year-old man who suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital along with 3 passengers, who suffered minor injuries.

The road was closed for 6 hours following the incident, whilst emergency services dealt with the situation; enquiries are still on-going.

Sgt Martin Wilcock, of Lancashire Constabulary’s Tac Ops, said: “This is a tragic incident where a young man has lost his life and my thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. A number of other people have also suffered significant injuries.
I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision itself or the car involved in the moments prior to the collision or driving at speed in the Kirkham area earlier in the evening to get in touch with us.
I would also appeal to anyone who may have CCTV in the area or any dashcam footage which may assist to contact us.”

If any of our readers have any information regarding the incident, please call 101 quoting log number 1535 of July 4th.