M58 horror crash claims another life

A third person has died as a result of a major pile-up on the M58.

Thursday, 17th January 2019, 8:57 am
Updated Friday, 18th January 2019, 1:32 am
The scene of the M58 crashes
The scene of the M58 crashes

Police were called to the M58 near Wigan at around 10.10am on January 8 following reports of an accident involving a Mercedes lorry, a Ford Transit van and an Audi and a Ford Fiesta. The collision happened in queuing traffic following an earlier incident on the M58 where two people, a 50-year-old woman and a 14-year-old boy also died. The driver of the Ford, a 91-year-old woman from Orrell, suffered serious head, chest and leg injuries.

She was taken to Aintree Hosptial for treatment but died yesterday (Wednesday).

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All those injured were treated at Aintree Hospital.

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