Witness appeal following collision in Lancaster

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A pensioner who died following a collision in Lancaster has been named by police.

Joseph McNamara, 80, from Heysham sustained serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene on an unlit stretch of the A683 Caton Road, Crook O’Lune.

Police said the collision happened shortly before 5pm on Tuesday, December 16, and involved two cars, a Honda Jazz and a Hyundai Tucson.

PS Tracey Ward of the Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic incident and my thoughts are with Joseph’s family and friends at this time.

“An investigation into how this collision occurred is underway and I would urge anyone who witnessed the incident to contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number LC-20141216-0884.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.