Investigation launched after man dies in Runcorn collision
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An investigation has been launched after a 24-year-old man died in a collision in Runcorn.
Callum Ferns was riding a motorbike that was involved in a collision near to Wigg Island at around 7pm on Thursday 5 August.
Callum, from Runcorn, was taken to Halton Hospital and died a short time later.
His family are being supported by specialist officers.
An investigation into the circumstances of the fatal collision has been ongoing and police have recovered six motorbikes and an off-road buggy as part of their enquiries. Police are now appealing for information from members of the public.
Sergeant Andrew Dennison, of Cheshire Constabulary’s Serious and Complex Collision Investigation, said: “This has been a fast-moving investigation to establish the circumstances surrounding the collision. An unusual feature of this collision was that all the vehicles and people had been removed from the scene of the collision prior to the attendance of emergency services.
“As part of our enquiries I am appealing to the public to come forward if they saw four people on motorbikes riding around the Wigg Island area at approximately 6pm.
“They were all riding off road bikes and not wearing helmets as they entered Wigg Island from Mason Street.
“I am also encouraging anyone with information about the collision, CCTV or dash cam footage to also contact police.”
Five men, aged 22, 23, 24 and 29, and one woman, aged 21, have been arrested on suspicion of offences including causing death by dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice. They have all been released under investigation.
If you have any information please contact Cheshire Constabulary on 101 quoting IML 1054649.