Woman dies after car hits tree in horror crash as man fights for life

A woman has died after a car smashed into a tree in a horror crash. The 75-year-old was travelling in a Nissan Juke on Aigburth Road on Sunday, when the car hit the tree trunk on the central reservation. Paramedics, police officers and fire fighters attended the scene after reports […]

A woman has died after a car smashed into a tree in a horror crash.

The 75-year-old was travelling in a Nissan Juke on Aigburth Road on Sunday, when the car hit the tree trunk on the central reservation.

Paramedics, police officers and fire fighters attended the scene after reports of a collision at 6.40pm.

A helicopter from the North West Air Ambulance Service also attended the scene, landing on the pitch at a nearby cricket club.

The woman, along with three other occupants of the car were rushed to hospital.

She was sadly pronounced dead in hospital.

Her family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

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A man, 71, who was also travelling in the car at the time remains in a critical condition in hospital.

A 68-year-old man and a 72-year-old woman remain in hospital in a stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.



a car driving on a city street filled with traffic at night: A huge emergency service presence at the scene of a crash on Aigburth Road, Aigburth, which injured three people including one critically


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A huge emergency service presence at the scene of a crash on Aigburth Road, Aigburth, which injured three people including one critically

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A spokesperson from Merseyside Police said: “We can confirm a woman has sadly died following a road traffic collision yesterday, Sunday, 20 September.

“At 6.40pm, it was reported a Nissan Juke had been in collision with a tree on Aigburth Road.

“Emergency services attended and the four occupants of the vehicle were taken to hospital.

“One occupant, a 75-year-old woman, was sadly pronounced dead.

“A second man, aged 71, remains in hospital in a critical condition.

“A 68-year-old man and a 72-year-old woman remain in hospital in a stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

“The woman’s family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers at this time.

“Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, has any information, CCTV or dashcam footage, to come forward by contacting @MerPolCC, 101 quoting ref. 854 of 20/9/20 or the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747.”

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