The 19-year-old man was killed in the crash in Warton, Lancashire (Image: Google)

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Four people have been arrested after a 19-year-old man was killed in a crash in the early hours of Saturday morning, police said.

Emergency services were called to a collision involving a Ford Transit Connect van on Lodge Lane in Warton, Lancashire, at around 1.05am.

Lancashire Police said said the teenager was found unresponsive at the scene by paramedics and died later in hospital.

One man, 21, from Warton, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink- or drug-driving.

He is currently in custody.

A second man, 36, and a 17-year-old boy, both from Warton, were taken to hospital for treatment for whiplash injuries.

Lancashire Police said said the teenager was found unresponsive at the scene
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They were later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and are in custody.

A woman, 31, also from Warton, was taken to hospital for treatment to a lower back injury. She has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in hospital.

Police are appealing for information following the incident and are keen to speak to anyone who saw the vehicle described in the moments before the collision.

Sgt Steve Hardman, of Lancashire Police's serious collisions investigation unit, said: "These are very sad and tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with the man and his family at this difficult time.

"We have made a number of arrests but would be keen to speak to anyone who saw a Ford Transit Connect van in the area around 1am today.

"If you have any information and can help us please come forward."

Anyone with information can call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 0087 of June 26.