Cyclist dies after Cheshire accident

A man has been killed after he was hit by a car while riding his bike in Cheshire.

It happened in Ellesmere Port around 9am on Friday morning.

The 44 year old died at the scene on the A5117 when he collided with a black Honda Civic travelling towards Chester.

The driver of the Civic, who is a 30 year old man from Chester, was uninjured.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to contact the Western Traffic Unit on 0845 458 0000.