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American woman dies after being hit by two cars in Salford

Pictured: American woman, 23, killed when she was hit by two cars driving in opposite directions in Salford crash

  • Selena Mystara Meyers was hit by cars in Greater Manchester on Tuesday night
  • Miss Meyers, originally from Tennessee, was pronounced dead at the scene
  • She was hit by Skoda Citigo and then struck by a Renault Clio coming other way
  • Her family described her as ‘quiet, sweet and loving’; she lived with and was cared for by her great-grandparents, Donald and Florence Lee

A young American woman died after being hit by two cars travelling in opposite directions in Salford, Greater Manchester.

Selena Mystara Meyers, 23, was struck by the vehicles on Worsley Road, Winton, shortly before 7.30pm on Tuesday night.

Greater Manchester Police said she was hit by a Skoda Citigo travelling in a north-westerly direction and was then struck by a Renault Clio coming the other way.

Miss Meyers, originally from Tennessee, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her family described her as ‘quiet, sweet and loving’.

Selena Mystara Meyers (above), 23, and originally from Tennessee, died after being hit by two cars travelling in opposite directions in Salford, Greater Manchester

Miss Meyers was struck by the vehicles on Worsley Road, Winton, shortly before 7.30pm on Tuesday night. Greater Manchester Police (above, at the scene) said she was hit by a Skoda Citigo travelling in a north-westerly direction and was then struck by a Renault Clio coming the other way

Miss Meyers was struck by the vehicles on Worsley Road, Winton, shortly before 7.30pm on Tuesday night. Greater Manchester Police (above, at the scene) said she was hit by a Skoda Citigo travelling in a north-westerly direction and was then struck by a Renault Clio coming the other way

Miss Meyers lived with and was cared for by her great-grandparents, Donald and Florence Lee.

A statement released on behalf of the family said: ‘Selena Mystara Meyers, born in Summit regional hospital in Hermitage, Tennessee to her parents Salem Ann Meyers and Ross LeRoy Meyers.

‘My first beautiful daughter, quiet, sweet and loving – a good daughter.

‘She was an artist with an empathetic and a kind soul, always creating, singing, painting and a writer of books and poetry.

Above, the scene of the crash. Miss Meyers' family described her as 'quiet, sweet and loving'

Above, the scene of the crash. Miss Meyers’ family described her as ‘quiet, sweet and loving’

‘She always did charity work and was a loyal friend to Elizabeth Grogan – they were the best of friends through thick and thin all the years of her life.

‘She lived with and was cared for by her great-grandparents, Donald and Florence Lee, up until she became a young lady.

‘Her name Selena meant Moon Goddess – Mystara meant my stars. So she takes our moon and stars from us as she goes. RIP my entire night sky – my first baby girl.’

Police were called to the crash at around 7.30pm on Tuesday evening. 

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information, or dash-cam footage, should contact GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 2330 of 26/01/21. 

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