Detectives probe whether a woman was already dead when a Mercedes collided with ...

Detectives probe whether a woman was already dead when a Mercedes collided with her on the M66 Woman struck by a Mercedes on the M66 near Bury around 2.25am Thursday  There were road closures for more than ten hours as police investigated The woman's loved ones are being supported by specially trained officers The driver - who stopped his car after the impact - is also being supported 

By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline

Published: 01:31 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 01:31 BST, 3 May 2019

Detectives are investigating whether a woman was already dead when a Mercedes collided with her on the M66 motorway causing tailbacks for more than ten hours.

Police are studying cameras in a bid to establish how the woman ended up on the busy stretch near Bury in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Officers have appealed for any drivers who may have been on the road to come forward with information after they rushed to the scene at around 2.25am.

The woman's loved ones are being supported by specially-trained officers, as is the driver of the Mercedes, who stopped at scene. 

A car collided with the body of a woman on the M66 in Manchester on Thursday and police rushed to the scene at around 2.25am

A car collided with the body of a woman on the M66 in Manchester on

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