Joetta Shumba was killed when a HGV overturned onto an Audi after a collision on the M62 on Sunday morning.
Joetta, who was travelling in the Audi, suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after.
A man, whos identity is still to be confirmed was travelling in the same vehicle and was pulled from the car by fire crews around 5.40am and rushed immediately to hospital by paramedics.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have information about the incident or have witnessed the collision to come forward, “We are asking if anybody witnessed the collision itself or saw the Audi travelling along either the M62 or the M60 in the early hours of this morning to contact police.”
A spokesperson for Cheshire Fire and Rescue service said: “On arrival at the incident the fire crews confirmed that this was a road traffic collision involving a heavy goods vehicle and one car.