Horror crash update: Driver critical

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THE driver of a car involved in a horror smash yesterday in which a Burnley woman died remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Police said the 33-year-old man, who was driving a Mercedes which crashed on the A56 near Huncoat, is in an induced coma.

The 35-year old woman, who was a passenger, died shortly after arriving at the Royal Blackburn Hospital. A baby, which was in the back of the car, has been treated for minor injuries.

Anyone with any information should call Lancashire Police on 101.