Tributes paid to mum-of-two who died in cycle crash

Written by on August 20, 2018

Police have issued a photo of a woman killed after she was hit by a car in Aughton.

Tributes have been paid to a cyclist who died after a road crash over the weekend.

Police were called to Bold Lane, Aughton at around 1.05 on Sunday following reports of a serious collision involving a cyclist and a Ford Ka.

Despite the best efforts of the North West Ambulance Service, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and the North West Air Ambulance, the 47-year-old cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

She has now been named as local woman Alison Doyle.

Alison’s family said: “Alison was a much loved mother with two sons, a loving sister and daughter.

“Taken from us too soon, words cannot describe our loss, she will be in our hearts forever.”

Sgt Marc Glass, of Lancashire Constabulary’s Road Police Unit, said: “This is a tragic incident in which someone has died, my thoughts and those of my investigation team are with the family at this sad time.”

“Specially trained officers are supporting the woman’s family and the driver of the Ford.

The road was closed for several hours for collision investigation work, Lancashire Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

Sgt Glass added: “An investigation is underway. “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to police to come forward.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0727 of August 19.

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