A 22-YEAR-OLD man from Lymm died on his birthday after the car he was driving collided with a tree.

Brett Whitfield, who was driving a silver Vauxhall Corsa, died as a result of his injuries following the crash that happened on Cherry Lane, Lymm at 7.30pm on Wednesday.

The passenger, 18-year-old Zoe Wright, Brett's girlfriend, was taken to hospital with multiple fractures to her pelvis. She remains in Warrington Hospital in a stable condition.

Cherry Lane was closed from 7.43pm and reopened at 11.37pm.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should call police on 0845 458 0000.

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