THIS picture of mum-of-two and grandmother Liz Taylor, who died after an horrific collision in Ranford, has been released ahead of her funeral tomorrow, Friday, August 11.

The service for the 73-year-old will be held at All Saints Church, Rainford, where Liz was a volunteer and member of the congregation, at 1.30pm.

Mourners have been asked to wear Liverpool FC scarves in memory of Liz who was a supporter of the team.

Liz died after she was struck by a HGV lorry on Church Road on Wednesday, July 19, causing immense shock and sadness across the village where Liz had lived for more than 30 years.

Tributes have been left in memory of Liz online as well as flowers being left at the scene.

Reverend of Rainford Parish Church, Janet Heighton, said she had been a volunteer and member of the church congregation.

Describing the incident as "horrendous", she added: "The village and church congregation are really shocked and devastated by what is such a tragic accident.

"She was a lovely lady, very active and fun to be with."

Chairman of Rainford Parish Council, Councillor David Grice, said: "It is with deepest sadness that I have to say a few words regarding the tragedy that occurred in our village last Wednesday.

"I have lived in Rainford all my life and this is one of the most tragic accidents. Our village is a very close community and I can honestly say that all our hearts and thoughts go out to all the family and friends of the lady involved."

Liz’s daughter Emma added: “Liz will be sorely missed by all of her family and her many friends.”

Following the incident, investigations took place at scenes in Rainford and Haydock. The driver of the HGV involved assisted with the investigation.