Family of female cyclist who died in Salford has paid tribute to her


The female cyclist named as 18-year-old Olivia Franchesca Wojciechowka who died after being in collision with a lorry on Eccles Old Road on September 1st at around 3.30pm.

Emergency services attended and found the cyclist trapped under a lorry, fire crews managed to get her to safety, she was taken to hospital where sadly she died.

Olivia was originally from Poland and living in Lower Broughton, her mother has thanked the community for their support.

Paying tribute to her, Olivia’s mother and brother said: “We cannot believe what has happened and we cannot sleep, she is our love and had a very big heart.

“Our lives will never be the same without her, the loss is so big.

“She was saving up to go to a relatives wedding in Lukowa in Poland in October.”

At this time no one has been arrested.

Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses of the collision and anyone with information should contact GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742, quoting incident number 1266 of 01/09/17, or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Categories: Salford

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