Man named after Warton crash death

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Police have named a man who died following a crash in Warton on Monday.

Eric Sanders, 28, from Blackpool, was killed after the car he was driving, a Citroen Saxo, collided with a Mercedes Benz on Lytham Road around 9pm.

The driver of the Mercedes Benz, a 24-year-old man from Preston, and a 24-year-old female passenger, also from Preston, were taken to Royal Preston Hospital with lower back fractures, where they currently remain.

The road was closed for six hours to allow collision investigators to carry out their work.

Sgt Steve Wignall of Lancashire Police said: “I would appeal to anybody who witnessed the incident, who hasn’t already spoken to police, to come forward.”

Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at

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