Appeal for witnesses and video footage following serious collision on the M56
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Police are appealing for witnesses and video following a serious collision on the M56 in Cheshire.
At around 5.45pm on Monday 11 April Police were called to reports of a collision on the M56 westbound near to junction 10.
Officers attended the scene and found the incident involved a taker, a HGV and a white Ford Transit van.
The driver of the van, a 38-year-old man from Clock Face, Merseyside, sustained serious injuries.
He was released from his vehicle by firefighters before being taken to Aintree Hospital by air ambulance. He is currently in a stable condition.
The driver of the tanker, a 39-year-old man from Bury, was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.
He has since been released from hospital and arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. The man remains in police custody at this time where he is assisting officers with their enquires.
The driver of the HGV, a 54-year-old man from Belper, Derbyshire, was uninjured.
Anyone with any information or video footage in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire police at www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us, or on 101, quoting IML 1243277.
Information can also be reported anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.