Tragic crash leaves woman dead and man injured after car smashed into wall in Wigan

A WOMAN has been killed and a man injured after a crash in the early hours of this morning in Wigan.

The tragic road smash happened when a blue Fiesta hit a wall at 2.20am in Gathurst Road.

Cops and paramedics attended and a man in his 30s and 26-year-old woman were taken to hospital.

The woman sadly died in hospital as a result of her injuries.

The man is in a serious but not life-threatening condition.

Sergeant Jon McColl from GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “My thoughts are with the woman’s family, this is a tragic incident and I can’t imagine what they are going through.

“Our specialist officers are with the woman’s family and will be supporting them through this extremely difficult time.

“We are now investigating the circumstances which lead to the collision, so we are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have seen the blue Ford Fiesta in the area before, to contact police.

“We would especially be grateful for anyone with any CCTV or dash-cam footage to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 0161 856 4741 alternatively call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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