Firm pays respects to victim of M55 crash

Tributes have been paid to a man who was killed in a crash on the M55 near Kirkham.

Friday, 5th May 2017, 9:25 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 8:20 pm
The scene on the westbound M55 after a five vehicle smash

A five-vehicle pile-up claimed the life of van driver David Hargreaves, a 53-year-old from Chorley, on Tuesday.

Mr Hargreaves was an employee of energy company E.ON. An E.ON spokesman said: “Lancashire Police notified us with the devastating news that one of our colleagues was involved in a fatal road traffic accident on Tuesday.

“Our thoughts are with his family and friends and we’ll do all we can to support them through this very difficult time.”

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene of the crash on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He was bailed to May 31.