Woman dies on Cheshire's M56

Police were called to the collision at around 4pm yesterday evening. It happened on the eastbound carriageway, near to the Chester Services at Hapsford.

The woman who died in the crash was treated at the scene and then airlifted to hospital. Police have now confirmed to Heart News that she has now died and her family are being told. Five others who were hurt in the collision are being treated in hospital.

The carriageway was shut for a number of hours while Police officers at the scene launched an investigation to establish the circumstances surrounding the collision. They had to work to remove a number of vehicles from the road.

Further delays were caused by people on the opposite side of the carriageway slowing down to view what had happened.

Cheshire Police are appealing to anyone who may have information relating to the collision or anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them using the 101 number quoting incident number 607.

 

Heart's Alison Spooner as a firefighter Call For More Women Firefighters

Greater Manchester Fire Service are using International Womens Day to try to bust the myth that firefighting is a macho male occupation

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Matt Wilkinson

1pm - 4pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Matt Wilkinson

On TV: 30 Fabulous Feel Good Number 1s

1pm - 3pm

Watch heart TV

  • Elvis Presley A Little Less Conversation

    Now

    iTunes

  • Cher Believe

    14:18

    iTunes

  • Starship Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

    14:13

    iTunes

  • Shapeshifters Lola's Theme

    14:07

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart North West.

Follow Heart on Twitter