Flowers laid at spot where pensioner was killed by lorry

Gerrard Street, Ashton, where a women was killed after being hit by a lorry at the crossing
Gerrard Street, Ashton, where a women was killed after being hit by a lorry at the crossing

FLOWERS have been laid at the scene where an elderly woman died after being hit by a lorry.

At around 2.45pm on Saturday, emergency services were called to Gerard Street, Ashton, following reports of a crash between a woman in her 70s and a lorry.

The scene of the accident

The scene of the accident

The woman was critically injured and died at the scene. Gerard Street was closed at the junction with Princess Road and Warrington Road.

Anyone with information should phone the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.