Police in Widnes appeal for witnesses to serious collision Date published: 4th January 2017 10.09am

Police investigating a fatal collision in Widnes are appealing for witnesses.

At 4.35pm on Tuesday 3 January 2017, a silver Vauxhall Vectra came off the A562 Speke Road Liverpool bound carriageway, close to the junction of the Knowsley Expressway.

The driver of the vehicle, believed to be a 48-year-old man from Warrington sadly died at the scene. A child, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was taken to Alder Hey as a precautionary measure.

Next of kin are being informed and a formal ID is due to take place today.

Anyone with any information in relation to the collision is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 566 of 3 Januray2017.