Tribute issued following fatal collision near Knutsford
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The family of a man who died following a fatal collision near Knutsford have paid tribute to him.
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 had been hit by a number of vehicles.
Sadly, the pedestrian, 85-year-old Douglas Burke, was pronounced dead at the scene.
His family said:
“On Monday 20th November Douglas Burke tragically passed away after being involved in a road traffic accident in Cheshire.
“Douglas was enjoying his retirement, travelling around the UK and Europe when not playing golf or meeting with friends.
“He was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandad, and we are all heartbroken by his loss.
“He will be missed by many people around the world.”
Enquiries in relation to the collision remain ongoing and anyone with any information or video footage which may aid the investigation is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101, or visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us , quoting IML- 1695711.