84-year-old cyclist dies in collision

A cyclist has died following a collision with a car near Congleton.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision New Road, near to the junction of Wharf Lane, in Moreton around 12.40pm yesterday afternoon (24 June).

On arrival it was found that there had been a collision between a pedal cyclist and a dark grey Audi.

Sadly, the cyclist, an 84-year-old local man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and they are being supported by specialist officers.

The occupants of the Audi were uninjured.

No arrests have been made and enquiries into the collision are ongoing.

As part of their investigation officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone with any dashcam footage which may aid their investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or anyone with any information that may assist the investigation, is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML 737861 or visit https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/

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