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Woman dies in town centre collision
Thursday 15th July, 2010

A number of roads have been closed in Wigan town centre following a fatal road traffic collision.

At about 9.50am today, Thursday 15 July 2010, a woman in her 70s was on Standishgate when she was in collision with a council Ford Transit van.

She suffered severe head injuries in the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No-one else was injured, but the van driver was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Standishgate, Menzies Avenue, Crompton Street and Riverway have all been closed to traffic while emergency services deal with the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call the road policing unit on 0161 856 7273/4.

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