M55 death crash latest - driver bailed

A lorry driver arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash on the M55 has been rebailed.

Tuesday, 6th June 2017, 10:25 am
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 3:40 pm
The scene on the westbound M55 after a five vehicle smash

The 34-year-old man was held following a crash on the M55 westbound on Tuesday May 2 which shut the westbound carriageway for eight hours.

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Van driver David Hargreaves, a 53-year-old from Chorley, was killed in the crash, which happened close to the exit slip road at junction 3 near Kirkham.

The lorry driver was initially bailed to May 31. He has now been re-bailed to August 1 pending further enquiries.