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Blackpool scooter rider dies in car U-turn crash

Central Drive, Blackpool Image copyright Google
Image caption Daniel Faber, 29, suffered fatal injuries when he was struck in Central Drive on Wednesday

A scooter rider has died in a crash with a car that was performing a U-turn in Blackpool.

Daniel Faber, 29, from the resort, suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a Mercedes A Class in Central Drive at 19:15 GMT on Wednesday.

The driver has not been arrested and she is helping police with inquiries.

A man, 27, who was riding alongside Mr Faber, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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