Appeal renewed following fatal collision in High Legh
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Officers investigating a fatal collision in High Legh Police have renewed their appeal for information.
At around 8.17pm on Monday 20 November police were called to reports of a collision on the A50 in High Legh, near to the junction of Swineyard Lane.
Officers attended the scene and on arrival they found that a pedestrian has been hit a number of vehicles , including a red Audi TT Quattro and a red Volkswagen UP.
Sadly, the pedestrian, an 85-year-old local man, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
Enquiries in relation to the collision have been ongoing, and as part of the investigation officers are keen to identify the driver of a white/ light coloured car which passed the scene around the time of the collision.
The vehicle was travelling northbound, towards Lymm, and would have passed the Bears Paw sometime after 8.15pm.
Inspector Steve Griffiths, of the Serious and Complex Collision Investigation Unit at Cheshire Police, said:
“This was a collision in which a man has sadly lost his life and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.
“Our investigation is ongoing, and we’re committed to doing all we can to establish exactly what took place.
“As part of our enquiries we’re keen to speak to anyone who witnessed what happened or has any information to aid our investigation.
“We’re particularly keen to speak to the driver of a white/light coloured car which was captured on CCTV footage passing the scene immediately before the collision.
“If you think that may have been you, please call us on 101, as we believe you may hold vital information.”
To report any information, please visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us , or call 101, quoting IML- 1695711.