Man in his 70s dies after car crashes into garden wall in Clayton-le-Woods

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The driver was pronounced dead at hospital.

A man in his 70s died after a car crashed into a garden wall in Clayton-le-Woods.

Officers were called to a report of a collision on the A6 Preston Road shortly before 10.50am on Saturday.

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A man died after a car crashed into a garden wall on the A6 Preston Road in Clayton-le-WoodsA man died after a car crashed into a garden wall on the A6 Preston Road in Clayton-le-Woods
A man died after a car crashed into a garden wall on the A6 Preston Road in Clayton-le-Woods | Contributed

They found a Suzuki Celerio travelling south towards Chorley had collided with a garden wall when they arrived.

The driver of the Suzuki, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at hospital.

No other vehicle was involved.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “Our thoughts are very much with his family and loved ones at this distressing time.”

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If you witnessed the collision or have any dashcam footage that may help police, call 101 quoting log number 0468 of May 18.

Information can also be reported online at https://doitonline.lancashire.police.uk/.

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