Appeal following fatal collision in Rainford
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We can confirm an investigation is underway following a fatal collision in Rainford this afternoon (Sunday 20 June).
At about 12.55pm, officers were called to the Rainford bypass, to reports of a collision involving a grey Ford Mondeo and a grey Vauxhall Corsa.
Emergency services are in attendance and a man and two women who were travelling in the Corsa, were treated at the scene for serious injuries.
Sadly one of the women, a passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers at this time.
The two other occupants of the vehicle have been taken to hospital for further treatment.
The driver of the Mondeo stopped at the scene and is assisting with enquiries.
Rainford bypass remains closed between Mossborough Road and Windle Island while investigations continue at the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, or has any CCTV or dashcam footage, is asked to contact @MerPolCC, the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747, 101 quoting reference 21000431137 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.