Police appeal for witnesses after man dies in M6 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a man sadly died in a road traffic collision on the M6 this morning (July 1).

Thursday, 1st July 2021, 3:08 pm

Officers were called at 1.02am to reports of a collision involving a Seat Ibiza and a Mercedes Actros HGV on the southbound side of the carriageway between junctions 28 and 27.

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The driver of the Seat, a man in his 20s from Liverpool, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a man sadly died in a road traffic collision on the M6

The HGV driver was not seriously hurt.

The southbound carriageway was closed for several hours but has since re-opened.

Sgt David Hurst, of Lancashire Police’s tactical operations, said: “This collision has resulted in a man losing his life and my thoughts are with his loved ones at this extremely distressing time.

“We are now working to establish the full circumstances of the collision and I would ask any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage which could assist us with our enquiries to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to email [email protected] or call 101, quoting log 0063 of July 1, 2021.

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