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Woman from Heysham dies following road collision

A woman from Heysham has died after a two vehicle collision last night. 

Police were called around 8.25pm yesterday (Sunday, November 13) to a report of an accident on the A586 Garstang Road, near Larbreck.

A Toyota Avensis car travelling westbound had collided with a Dacia Sendero, travelling eastbound.

The driver of the Dacia, a 66-year-old woman from Heysham, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three passengers in the Dacia, a woman aged 38, as well as two girls, aged eight and five, all from Seaham, County Durham, were also injured and taken to hospital.

The driver of the Toyota, a 61-year-old woman from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, suffered a broken arm, as well as hip and internal injuries. She was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police closed the road for six hours to allow accident investigators to attend the scene.

Sgt Daniel Gunn, from Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations Unit, said: “We are appealing for witnesses and dashboard mounted camera footage following a fatal collision.

“Our thoughts are very much with the woman involved and her family at this time.

“If you saw what happened, or have dashboard mounted camera footage which could help us, please come forward.”

Anyone with information can call 101 or email 2824@lancashire.police.uk quoting log 1290 of November 13.

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