30/06/2015

Two Men Killed After Vehicle Collides With Tree

Two men have been killed after a vehicle crash in Lancashire.

The incident happened shortly before 4pm on 29 June.

It is understood the car containing three men from Preston came off Lea Lane and collided with a tree.

The 25-year-old driver and 24-year-old passenger were confirmed dead at the scene.

Another passenger, a 23-year-old, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for his wounds, including a fractured pelvis and leg injuries.

Adam Dawson of the Road Policing Unit said: "This is a tragic set of circumstances in which two young men have lost their lives and a third is recovering from his injuries in hospital. Specialist officers are supporting all three families at this difficult time."

Police are appealing for witnesses and information.

(LM)

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