Fatal crash victim named

Police investigating a fatal collision in Leek have named the 22-year-old woman who died.

Amy Savage was a passenger in a red VW Passat that collided with a dry stone wall at around 7.05am on Sunday (2 July) on the B5053 Bottom Lane at the junction with Blakelow Road and Fairview Road.

Amy, from the Cheddleton area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 30-year-old man from the Biddulph area was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital where he was admitted and treated for chest injuries. His condition is described as stable.

The 26-year-old male driver from the Leek area was arrested at the scene having provided a positive breath test. He has been released pending further enquiries.

Specialist officers are supporting Amy's family.

Anyone who saw the red VW Passat in the area or witnessed the actual collision itself is asked to call Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident 192 of 2 July.


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