Victim of fatal crash named

Police have named the 18-year-old man who died following a road traffic collision in Bretherton, near Chorley.

Lewis Balyckyi, who was from Walton-le-Dale, was cycling along North Road around 5pm on Tuesday when he was involved in a collision with a Ford Transit van.

Police and ambulance crews attended, however, Lewis was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for around four hours to allow accident investigation to take place.

Anybody with any information should contact police on 08451 25 35 45 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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