Family Pay Tribute To Grandmother Killed In Leigh Collision

80-year-old Alice Berry died after being struck by a car on Leigh Road

The family of a woman who died in a collision in Leigh has paid tribute to her.

At 1:50pm on Sunday 3 June 2018, emergency services were called to Leigh Road to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car.

Officers attended and established that a woman was crossing the road when she was involved in a collision with a Citroen Picasso that was travelling in the northbound carriageway.

The woman, who has since been formally identified as 80-year-old Alice Berry, was taken to hospital with serious head injuries. She sadly died some time later.

The driver of the Citroen remained at the scene to assist police with enquiries.

Paying tribute to her, Alice’s family said: “The best mother and grandmother any one could have.

“She was loved by all and a friend to many. She will be sadly missed by us all.

“We ask for privacy at this time for our family whilst we grieve for our loss.”

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