Police appeal for witnesses after death of 51-year-old woman on M62

Karen McDonagh
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Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a serious fatal crash on the M62 motorway.

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 Thursday September 5th 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.

The deceased has today been named as Karen McDonagh and the family of Karen have today released a photo of her.

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