AN 81-YEAR-old man died following a collision in Birchwood Way in Padgate yesterday morning, Tuesday.

The accident occurred shortly after 9.30am involving a blue Ford Fiesta and a white Kia Rio between the junctions of Blackbrook Avenue and Orford Road.

An air ambulance, advance paramedics and two land ambulances were called but the driver of the Fiesta, an 81-year-old man from Birchwood, died at the scene, police confirmed today, Wednesday.

Warrington Guardian:

The road was closed for much of the day

His next of kin have been informed and they are being supported by specialist officers.

The driver of the Rio, a 38-year-old man from Orford, sustained minor injuries and no arrests have been made.

Enquiries in relation to the collision are currently ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 382137.

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