“RIP Grandad”: Family tribute to man killed after van crashed into lamppost

John Randall, from Leyland <i>(Image: Lancashire Police)</i>
John Randall, from Leyland (Image: Lancashire Police)

A family have paid tribute to a loving 76-year-old man who was killed after his van crashed into a lamppost.

John Randall, from Leyland, died after the crash on Wigan Road, Chorley, on Tuesday afternoon (December 6).

In a statement, his family said: “It is with great sadness that John Randall, father of two sons and a grandfather to nine grandchildren, died on Wigan Road, Chorley, on Tuesday 6th December.

“He was loved by all who knew him and would do anything for his family. RIP Grandad.”

Emergency services attended the scene of the collision at 1.54pm on Tuesday.

A file will be passed to HM Coroner in due course.