Accident Blackspot Claims Another Victim

Catchdale Moss LaneA woman from Prescot has been killed in a crash on a St Helens country road.

The 34-year-old had been driving a red Toyota Yaris along Catchdale Moss Lane inEccleston when she collided with a white van travelling in the opposite direction.

Both vehicles left the road at around 4.20pm on Monday (November 3).

She was rushed to hospital where she later died. Her family has been informed.

The road was closed off for more than 12 hours as traffic officers tried to piece together what had happened. It was re-opened at 9.10am on Tuesday.

The driver of the van stopped at the scene and is helping police with their inquiries.

An inquest is expected to be opened at St Helens Hospital later today (Tuesday).

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact them 0151 777 5771 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

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