Man dies after bridge fall in Cheshire

A man's died after falling off a bridge in Cheshire and being hit by a single decker bus on the road below.

It happened on the Hallwood Link Road in Runcorn just before 9.00 on Tuesday morning when he was seen falling off the bridge onto the Northwich-bound A533 expressway below.

Police say there were no passengers on the bus and no-one else has been injured.

Diversions have been set up there but there are some major travel problems with drivers being urged to find a different route.

Cheshire Police are asking any witnesses to call them on 0845 458 0000.