Woman died in crash between car transporter, lorry and two cars on M62 motorway - police launch appeal
Police are searching for witnesses and those with dashcam footage to come forward after a woman died on the M62 motorway on Thursday.
A Volvo HGV lorry, a Volkswagen Passat, an Iveco Vehicle Transport lorry and a Volkswagen Toureg were all involved in the crash, which happened at about 10.40am on the eastbound carriageway, just before Junction 23.
The driver of the VW Passat, a 51-year-old woman from Goole, died of her injuries sustained in the crash.
A 47 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and been released under investigation.
A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: "Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward after yesterday’s (05/09) serious multiple collision on the M62 motorway.
"A Volvo HGV, a Volkswagen Passat, an Iveco Vehicle Transport and a Volkswagen Toureg were all involved in the incident which occurred at around 10:40 am on the East-bound carriageway prior to Junction 23.
"The driver of the Passat, a 51 year old woman from Goole sadly suffered fatal injuries.
"A 47 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and been released under investigation.
"If you can assist officers in their investigations, please contact the non-emergency number 101 or via the live chat facility available through the Force’s website, quoting reference 509 of 05/09."