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Market Drayton woman, 26, dies after crash with lorry

By James Pugh | Market Drayton | News | Published:

A 26-year-old Market Drayton woman has died following a crash with a lorry.

She died on the A51 near to the junction with Tolldish Lane, Great Haywood, in Staffordshire, at about 8.45pm yesterday.

The woman was driving a black Audi A3 which was involved in a collision with a white Scania Tanker lorry.

She was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital but died as a result of her injuries. The road was closed for several hours.

Tolldish Lane looking towards the junction with the A51. Picture: Google StreetView.

Police say the woman's family have been informed and are receiving support from specially trained officers. Formal identification has not yet taken place.

Police have now launched an appeal for witnesses following the crash.

If anyone witnessed the collision or has any information that could help with the investigation, call 101 quoting incident 803 of November 13. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

James Pugh

By James Pugh
@JamesP_Star

Chief reporter at the Shropshire Star covering north Shropshire based at the head office in Ketley.

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