Motorcyclist dies in lorry collision near Runcorn bridge

The Silver Jubilee Bridge in Runcorn Image copyright Galatas
Image caption The man was killed on the approach to the Silver Jubilee Bridge

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash with a lorry on the approach to a bridge in Cheshire.

The 55-year-old man from Chester died of his injuries after the collision at around 16:00 BST on Tuesday near the Silver Jubilee Bridge in Runcorn.

The A533 was closed to traffic while a police investigation took place, but has since reopened.

Cheshire Constabulary asked anyone with information about the crash to get in touch.

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