Police find van driver who may have witnessed M58 horror crash

A police appeal to find a van driver who may have witnessed a fatal crash on the M58 has been successful.

Monday, 21st January 2019, 11:09 am
Updated Monday, 21st January 2019, 4:26 pm
Police are appealing for the driver of this van

Officers are continuing their investigation into a collision between Orrell and Bickerstaffe on January 8, involving a HGV, a minibus and other vehicles.Two people in the minibus - 50-year-old Anne Kerr, who worked at Pontville School in Ormskirk, and 14-year-old pupil Joe Cairns - died as a result of their injuries.

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A second collision happened around an hour later in queuing traffic, involving a Ford Fiesta, a Mercedes lorry, a Ford Transit van and an Audi car.

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Several people were injured, including a 91-year-old woman from Orrell who died in hospital on Wednesday, January 16.