Man released under investigation as police appeal for dash-cam footage after woman dies in M62 crash

The crash happened at 10.40 am yesterday  on the East-bound carriageway prior to Junction 23. (Pictures Highways England)
The crash happened at 10.40 am yesterday on the East-bound carriageway prior to Junction 23. (Pictures Highways England)

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward after a woman died in a multi-vehicle crash on the M62

A Volvo HGV, a Volkswagen Passat, an Iveco Vehicle Transport and a Volkswagen Toureg were all involved in the incident which occurred at around 10.40 am on the East-bound carriageway prior to Junction 23.

The driver of the Passat, a 51-year-old woman from Goole sadly suffered fatal injuries.

As it happened - Woman dies after multi-vehicle crash on the M62

A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and been released under investigation.

If you can assist officers in their investigations, please contact the non-emergency number 101 or via the live chat facility available through the Force’s website, quoting reference 509 of 05/09.

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