Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Woman Killed as Lorry Overturns onto Car on M62

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Woman Killed as Lorry Overturns onto Car on M62

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A WOMAN was killed when an HGV overturned onto an Audi after a collision on the M62 yesterday morning.

Emergency services rushed to the scene but the woman, who had been travelling in the Audi, suf-f fered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after.

An injured man travelling in the car was pulled free by fire crews and handed over to paramedics after the crash, which happened at 5.40am.

Delays were reported throughout the day as the road was closed westbound between junctions 11 and 12 for around 12 hours while police investigated.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who may have information about the incident - or who witnesses it - to come forward.

Pc Paul Joynson, from GMP's serious collision investigation unit, said: "We are currently carrying out our enquires to locate the family of those involved and establish exactly what happened for such a tragedy to occur. …

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