GRAVESTONES at a cemetery have been destroyed after a vehicle crashed in them.

Several headstones at Fox Covert Cemetery has been damaged after the accident, with affected families being contacted by staff.

In a message posted on social media, Cheshire Police stated: “Due to concerns from members of the public that these graves have been subject to anti-social behaviour or vandalism, we wish to inform you that this is not the case.

“Unfortunately, a vehicle accident resulted in damage to the graves.

“The cemetery is in the process of informing the families of those gravestones damaged.

“Please contact the cemetery for more information if this incident involves your gravestone.”