Family pay tribute to man killed in road traffic collision in Poulton-le-Fylde

The family of a man who died in a road traffic collision in Poulton-le-Fylde, have paid an emotional tribute to him.

Michael Downing, 33, from Fleetwood, was driving a Vauxhall Corsa on Blackpool Road when it collided with a parked Range Rover Evoque, at approximately 12.15am on Wednesday (28th February).

Paying tribute, his family said: “Michael was well liked, quick-witted, decent, and loved very much.

“He will be missed by anybody who knew him.”

Lancashire Police officers investigating the collision are continuing to appeal for witnesses and for dash cam and CCTV footage from Blackpool Road around the time of the collision.

Please contact 101, quoting log 0016 of 28th February 2024, or email

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