Woman dies while de-icing her car

A woman's died after being dragged under the wheels of her car as she was trying to de-ice it in Cheshire.

43-year-old Andrea Southern died in hospital after the accident in Widnes on Wednesday morning.

Police think her Fiat Panda started rolling backwards as she scraped the ice off the windows and she could have been trapped for half an hour before being found by a neighbour in Wickham Close.

Andrea, from Upton Rocks, leaves a husband and two girls aged 12 and 8 years old.

Her family say they are devastated at the loss of a loving wife and mother.