Man killed after being struck by multiple cars in village
A man was killed after being struck by possibly "multiple" cars in a village. The 85-year-old pedestrian died at the scene in High Legh, which is six miles from Knutsford.
The incident happened at about 8.17pm last night on the A50 in the village, near to the junction of Swineyard Lane. Officers attended the scene and on arrival they found that a pedestrian has been hit by multiple cars, including a red Audi TT Quattro and a red Volkswagen UP.
It is believed the man who died had been walking home and lived in the village. The location where he was struck is an unlit section of the A50.
In a statement Cheshire Constabulary said: "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.The drivers of the cars were both uninjured and no arrests have been made at this time. Enquiries are currently ongoing, and officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident."
Inspector Steve Griffiths, of the force's Serious and Complex Collission Investigation Unit, said: “This was a collision in which a man has sadly lost his life. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.We are now urging anyone who witnessed what happened or has any information to aid our investigation to come forward.
“We would also like to appeal to anyone who may have any CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident. I’d urge anyone with any information, no matter how small, to call us on 101, or visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us, quoting IML 1695711.”