A TODDLER and pensioner have died after a motorway fireball crash involving a Porsche Boxster.
The 79-year-old man was driving the flash car on the M6 when he collided with a Vauxhall Meriva the three-year-old girl was travelling in.
One of the cars is understood to have flipped on its side before it burst into flames.
Sadly the child and pensioner couldn't be saved and they were both declared dead at the scene in Lancashire.
Two adults in the Vauxhall Meriva were rushed to hospital with serious injuries.
Police are investigating the crash, which unfolded at 5.49pm yesterday on the southbound carriage between junctions 29 and 28.
The motorway was shut for several hours but has since re-opened.
Sgt Craig Booth, Serious Collision Investigator with Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations Unit, said: “These are very sad and tragic circumstances.
“This was a traumatic scene for all witnesses and emergency services involved, I would like to pass on my thanks for their dedication in dealing with an incident which can only be described as horrific.
“We want to hear from any witnesses to the collision or those who have dashcam footage from the area around the time it happened.”
Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 1102 of November 19, 2022.
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