Man arrested on suspicion of Murder after mum-of-five dies in crash

man arrested on suspicion of murder after mum of five dies in crash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following a crash which killed a mum-of-five in Wigan.

Joanne Bailey-Collinge, 34, from Abram, died and her teenage daughter was seriously injured following an incident on Bickershaw Lane in Wigan on Saturday.

Bailey-Collinge,  black Volkswagen Polo was involved in a collision with a silver Mercedes C220 saloon and a Volkswagen Amarok pickup truck at around 5.45pm.

It is understood Joanne’s 13-year-old daughter suffered severe arm, leg and hip accidents.

Her husband Andy additionally suffered an extreme concussion.

The occupants of the Mercedes, a 21-year-old man and two males each aged 20, had been arrested on suspicion of inflicting dying by harmful driving.

The 21-year-old man and one of many 20-year-old males have been eradicated from the investigation into inflicting dying by harmful driving, a GMP spokesman mentioned on Monday night time.

They’ve been additionally arrested on suspicion of legal harm and released on bail.

A 20-year-old man remains in custody on suspicion of death by dangerous driving.

A 42-year-old man from the Golborne space has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

He additionally stays in custody for questioning. Police are nonetheless looking for the passengers within the VW Amarok.

Sgt Lee Westhead from GMP’s Critical Collison Investigation Unit mentioned: “It is a quick paced and sophisticated enquiry and I might urge anybody with any info to contact the police as quickly as potential.

“Arrests have been made however the investigation remains to be within the early levels so we nonetheless need assistance from the general public.


Anybody with any info is requested to contact police on 0161 856 4741, 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.