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Police Appeal After Elderly Woman Dies In Crash In Wigan

A blue Volvo C30 was reversing out of the driveway of a property on Vicarage Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield shortly before 11.20am on Thursday 25 July 2019 when it collided with a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 80s, was taken to hospital where she sadly passed away from her injuries.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or with information to come forward.

Police Constable Joanne Worsley of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “This was a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the family of the woman at this dreadful time.

“If you were in the area at the time and saw the pedestrian or have any dash cam footage that could assist our enquiries then please get in touch.”

Information can be left by calling police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 1216 of 25/07/19.

Alternatively, information can be left with the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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