POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision on the M6 near Warrington earlier today involving two vehicles.
The collision between a blue Ford Focus C-Max and a black Ford Transit van occurred at approximately 1.15pm on the M6 southbound at junction 21, Woolston.
Sadly the driver of the C-Max, an 82-year-old man from Ellesmere Port, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and they are being supported by specialist officers.
The driver of the van was uninjured and no arrests have been made.
Enquiries in relation to the collision are currently ongoing and officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone with any dashcam footage of the incident.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 127479. Information can be reported online at https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries .
To submit dashcam footage to police go online at www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage