Lancashire

Four murder arrests over suspected 'hit-and-run'

Freckleton Street, Kirkham Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was pronounced dead at the scene in Freckleton Street in Kirkham

Two teenage girls, an 18-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a suspected hit-and-run in Lancashire.

Police were called to Freckleton Street, Kirkham at about 16:15 BST.

The victim named locally as Andrew Dean, 46 and from Wesham, is thought to have been hit by a car that drove off. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers stopped a Nissan Micra between junctions 6 and 5 of the M61 a short time later and arrested its occupants.

A police spokesman said two girls, aged 16 and 17, the man and the woman, all from Manchester, were arrested and remain in custody.

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