Woman died in crash between car transporter, lorry and two cars on M62 motorway - police launch appeal

The M62 motorway where the crash happened
The M62 motorway where the crash happened
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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.

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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.

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"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."