Woman dies after Scarisbrick collision

A woman has sadly died following a collision in Scarisbrick.

It happened on New Year’s Day (Tuesday, January 1st) at around 3:30pm on Heaton Bridge Road when an Audi SQ5 has collided with some bridge railings.

Margaret Pemberton, 85, from Burscough (pictured) was a passenger inside the car and was subsequently taken to Aintree Hospital after suffering broken ribs, back and head injuries. Margaret sadly passed away in hospital on Thursday, January 10th.

Her family have paid the following tribute to her: “A beautiful, elegant, fun loving, vivacious mum, nan, great nan and friend who lived life to the full. She will be sadly missed but never forgotten.”

Our thoughts are with then at this incredibly difficult time.

Officers are asking any witnesses to come forward. Please call 101 quoting incident reference 1346 of January 1st.