Blackburn man dies in M65 crash at Whitebirk junction

A man has died after he was taken ill at the wheel of his car and crashed into a motorway slip road barrier in Lancashire.

Police said the 48-year-old crashed on the eastbound slip road at junction six of the M65 at Whitebirk at about 11:30 GMT.

The man, who was from the Blackburn area, was taken to hospital but he had died.

Police closed the road while the incident was dealt with.

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