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Woman, 72, dies after van crash in Southport

Cemetery Road, Southport Image copyright Google
Image caption The accident happened at the junction of Cemetery Road and Duke Street in Southport

A 72-year-old woman has died in hospital after the van she was driving was involved in a crash with two cars.

The accident happened at the junction of Cemetery Road and Duke Street in Southport, Merseyside, at about 08:50 GMT.

Police were called after the victim's Ford Transit collided with a Ford Kuga and a Jaguar S-Type car.

She was taken to hospital but died soon aftewards. The occupants of the two cars sustained minor injuries.

Merseyside Police said the woman has been identified and her next-of-kin are being informed.

The road was temporarily closed and a crash investigation is ongoing.

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