85-year-old man and 82-year-old woman killed in bypass crash


Two people have died in a road traffic collision on the Alderley Edge bypass.

Emergency services were called to the A34 Melrose Way at approximately 4pm on Friday, 3rd November following following reports of a serious collision.

A Ford Fusion traveling towards Congleton was in a collision with a Ford transit van traveling in the opposite direction.

Sadly the driver of the Ford Fusion, an 85-year-old man, and his passenger, an 82 year-old woman, died at the scene. Both were from Newcastle-under-Lyme. Their next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the van, a 48-year-old man from Burnley was taken to hospital with serious injuries, while the passenger, a 26-year-old man from Bury, was treated for minor injuries.

Melrose Way was closed while emergency services worked at the scene.

Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 587 of 3 November 2017.

Alderley Edge Bypass