Biker from East Lancashire killed near Darwen

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

By Lawrence Dunhill

A MOTORCYCLIST was killed in a crash on the A666 out of Darwen last night.

The man, said to be from East Lancashire and in his 30s, was travelling towards Egerton on a silver Honda VFR 1200CC, when he was involved in a collision with an Audi A3, just after 4pm.


The road was closed for a few hours between the Stones Bank Road junction and Cox Green Road, opposite the Ciao Baby restaurant, causing major delays for drivers.

The Audi driver was said to be shaken and went to hospital with minor injuries Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact them on 101.


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