Man dies after car crashes into a bridge in Lancashire

A 20-year-old man has died after a car crashed into a bridge, police say.

The man was driving along the A59 near Sawley in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire, when his car hit the bridge just before 05:00 BST.

Emergency services attended but he was pronounced dead at the scene. His relatives are being informed, police said.

The road was closed in both directions for more than five hours while accident investigations were carried out.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites