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Collision on M66: A Woman Died Tragically

A 33-year-old woman died tragically in a road traffic collision on the M66. A 31-year-old man who is also at the vehicle suffered serious injuries. Enquires on the collision are ongoing.

Officers were called to the scene at around 1.15 pm on 8 May 2021. Initial enquires established that a vehicle had left the motorway between junctions four and five northbound and then collided with a tree. Sadly, a 33-year-old woman died at the scene. A 31-year-old man suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Enquires are ongoing.PC Jody Oakley, from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the woman’s family who are all understandably distressed and devastated following this collision.”

“An investigation into this collision is ongoing and anyone who may have seen anything has any information or has dashcam footage is asked to contact us.”


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