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Family pays tribute to ‘loving mother’ killed after Leyland crash

Sarah GiffinSmith

The family of a woman who died following an accident in Leyland paid tribute to her.


Sarah Giffin-Smith, 32, died after her Audi A1 left the road and collided with a lamppost and a tree in West Paddock.

Emergency services attended around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, October 12.

Sarah, from Leyland, was treated by the North West Ambulance Service. She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where she sadly passed away yesterday.

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In a tribute, Sarah’s family said: “Sarah was a loving mother of two sons and we are all devastated by her untimely passing.

“She loved life and she took full advantage of it. After a 10-year career in the military, Sarah was training as a paramedic. We will miss her terribly. »

Sarah’s family is supported by specially trained officers.

A South Ribble Police spokesperson said: ‘Our investigations into the collision are continuing and I would ask any witnesses to please contact us as soon as possible.

“If you were driving in the area at the time of this incident and have dash cam footage, we ask that you please contact us on 101, quoting log number 1498 from October 12 or by e -email [email protected].

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