Witness appeal after fatal collision on M55

Police are appealing for information after a man died following a serious collision on the M55.

A collision involving a Jaguar F-Pace R Sport car and a Peugeot 308 occurred near junction 3 westbound at around 5.15pm on Friday.

The driver of the Jaguar was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

Two children who were passengers in the back of the Jaguar were injured.

The driver of the Peugeot received minor injuries.

The road was closed for more than five hours for collision investigation work to take place.

A police spokesperson said: ''We are appealing for information and urging any witnesses to come forward.

''These are tragic circumstances and our thoughts are with the man’s family and those involved at this incredibly difficult time.

''We are working to establish exactly what happened and would ask that anyone with information that could assist our investigation, gets in contact as soon as possible.

''If you saw the collision please contact us on 101 quoting log number 1074 of 23 November.

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