Woman could hold vital info about Blackburn man's M61 death after Tinie Tempah concert

Gary Wood and the woman

Gary Wood and the woman

First published in News Lancashire Telegraph: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

A WOMAN seen with a Black-burn man an hour before he was killed on the M61 could hold vital information, police said.

Officers investigating the coll- ision, in which 30-year-old Gary Wood died on his way home from a Tinie Tempah concert in Manchester, are appealing for her to come forward.

The accident, on Saturday, March 29, happened near the Rivington North Services, at junction six, at 11.20pm, and officers have been unable to establish why Mr Wood was walking on the motorway.CCTV footage released yest-erday by Greater Manchester Police showed Mr Wood talk-ing to a woman in the smoking area outside the O2 Apollo, at 10.15pm.

Sergeant Lee Westhead, from the serious collision invest-igation unit, said: “I would ask the woman to make contact as she may have information that will help us establish Gary’s movements after leaving the concert. I must stress that the woman is not in any trouble, we would just like to speak to her.

“We would also like to speak to anyone else who saw, or spoke to, Gary that night.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 8564741.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree