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Woman killed in Wigan crash

Chloe Haydock

[P]olice are appealing for witnesses after a woman tragically died in a collision in Wigan.

Shortly before 2.20am on Saturday 13th January 2018 police were called to Gathurst Road in Wigan to reports of a collision.

Officers attended and established a blue Ford Fiesta had collided with a wall.

Fire and Ambulance services attended and 26-year-old Chloe Haydock was taken to hospital where sadly she later died as a result of her injuries.

A man aged in his 30s was also taken to hospital, his condition is described as serious but not life-threatening.

Chloe’s mother, Lynn Haydock said: “I am totally devastated, such a big part of my life has gone.

“She was so loved by me and her brother, Craig.

“She was a devoted mother to Leo, who is just 18 months old.

“We just do not know what else to say, we just ask that we be left alone to grieve.”

Police investigating are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to get in touch.

Sergeant Jon McColl from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “My thoughts are with Chloe’s family, particularly her little boy, this is absolutely heart breaking.

“Our specialist officers are with Chloe’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. It is vital that we do all that we can to give Chloe’s family the answers they deserve.”

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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