Teenager dies in Widnes off-road motorcycle collision

Toby John Wright
Image caption Toby Wright died after the motorcycle collision

A 15-year-old boy has died after a collision between two off-road motorcycles in Widnes.

Cheshire Police was called to a grass area off Desoto Road in Widnes on Saturday evening following the collision.

Two off-road motorcycles were involved and police said both riders were injured.

Toby Wright, from Widnes, was taken to Whiston Hospital with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead later.

Police said the other rider, a 22-year-old man, was taken to Aintree Hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Cheshire Police is investigating the circumstances of the collision.

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