Winsford motorist dies when car hits tree in Backford

A motorist died when his car left the road and hit a tree.

The accident happened at about 22:15 BST on Sunday on the A5032 Whitby Lane in Backford, Cheshire.

The man, from Winsford, was travelling between Ellesmere Port and Chester when his Black Peugeot 206 left the road and struck a tree and hedgerow.

Cheshire Constabulary are appealing for witnesses. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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