Lowton woman, 19, dies days after motorbike crash in Wigan
10:09am Tuesday 7th August 2012 in NW
A LOWTON woman left in a critical condition after a motorbike crash in Wigan has now died.
Leah Davies, 19, was involved in the crash that had earlier led to fatal injuries for 18-year-old Golborne resident Ryan Smith. The incident occurred at around 11.25pm on Sunday July 29 at the junction of Fourmarts Road and Hillridge Road.
A yellow Honda motorbike collided with a black Yamaha, which then collided with a third motorbike, a grey Yamaha that was parked at the side of the road.
The three riders were all thrown from their bikes and sustained serious injuries. They were taken to hospital for treatment.
Leah died as a result of her injuries in the early hours of Sunday, August 5. PC Paul Hailwood, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the families of all of those involved in this collision”
“Specially trained officers are supporting families at this difficult time, whilst trying to come to terms with the loss of their loved ones.
“An investigation is ongoing into the circumstances surrounding this collision, and I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed it to contact us.”
Witnesses or anyone with information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742.
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