Man killed after being hit by car in Tarleton

Church Road, Tarleton. Picture: Google
Church Road, Tarleton. Picture: Google
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A man from Blackpool has died after being hit by a car in Tarleton.

Police were called to Church Road at 12.05am on Tuesday after reports of a crash between a man and a silver Mercedes outside the Co-op.

The man, a 37-year-old from Blackpool, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The female driver of the Mercedes was uninjured and is assisting officers.

The road was closed for more than four hours while accident investigators attended.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log number 0009 of October 20.