Police find van driver who may have witnessed M58 horror crash

A police appeal to find a van driver who may have witnessed a fatal crash on the M58 has been successful.

Police are appealing for the driver of this van
Police are appealing for the driver of this van

Officers are continuing their investigation into a collision between Orrell and Bickerstaffe on January 8, involving a HGV, a minibus and other vehicles.Two people in the minibus - 50-year-old Anne Kerr, who worked at Pontville School in Ormskirk, and 14-year-old pupil Joe Cairns - died as a result of their injuries.

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A second collision happened around an hour later in queuing traffic, involving a Ford Fiesta, a Mercedes lorry, a Ford Transit van and an Audi car.

Several people were injured, including a 91-year-old woman from Orrell who died in hospital on Wednesday, January 16.