THE grieving family of a woman who died in a crash in Kelbrook have paid tribute to her.

Renowned community campaigner Winifred Hoyle, 73, from Barnoldswick, died following a collision on the busy Kelbrook Road on Monday afternoon.

Mrs Hoyle was a passenger in a Nissan Micra travelling towards Salterforth when it veered across the road, eventually colliding with a Chevrolet Tacuma.

Sarah Lambert, her daughter, said it was “a very sad and untimely passing of a much loved mum and grandma.”

She added: “Although as a family we never really said it, we hope you know we all loved you very much and we know you meant well for us all and loved us as much in return.

“You were a well-known character in Barnoldswick having a wide circle of friends and we will miss you and you will always be in our hearts.”

Mrs Hoyle was treated at the scene and airlifted to Airedale Hospital, but died a short time later.

Drivers in the other vehicles are still in hospital.

Contact police on 01282 425001 with any details.