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Woman dies after collision
Tuesday 7th October, 2008

A woman has died following a collision in Wigan.

At about 10.30pm on Monday 6 October 2008, police were informed of a collision involving a silver Peugeot 206 and a red Toyota MR2 at the junction of Scott Lane and Woodhouse Drive.

Officers attended along with the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and found a man and a woman were trapped in the Toyota.

Both were freed from the car but the woman, who was driving, was pronounced dead en route to the hospital. She is believed to be in her 30s and is from the Wigan area. She has not been formally identified.

The man sustained cuts and bruising and also suffered a minor head injury and is currently at the Wigan Royal Infirmary.

The driver and the passenger of the Peugeot, two women, suffered minor cuts.

Police are now appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to call the Area One Road Policing Unit on 0161 856 7202.

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