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Woman dies following collision in Carnforth

Author: 
John Freeman

Police are appealing for information after a woman has died following a collision in Carnforth.

At around 11.40am on Tuesday 16th May a Kia Sorento was exiting a roundabout on Scotland Road when it collided with an oncoming single decker bus. The 61-year-old driver of the car was sadly pronounced deceased.

The driver of the bus and the seven passengers on board all suffered a range of injuries and were treated by the ambulance service.

The road was closed for four hours while a collision investigation took place.

“This is a tragic incident where a woman has sadly died and my thoughts remain with her family and friends at this time," commented PS Claire Pearson of the Road Policing Unit.

“An investigation to establish how the collision took place is already underway and we would appeal to any witnesses who have not yet spoken to us to make contact.”

• Anyone with information about the collision can contact police on 101 quoting log 448 of 16th May 2017

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