Boy, 13, dies after being hit by car while riding bike in Cheshire as Macclesfield Town FC pays tribute

Boy, 13, dies after being hit by car while riding bike in Cheshire as Macclesfield Town FC pays tribute

The 13-year-old was involved in a collision with a silver Dodge Caliber on Silk Road at 8.13am today.

He was taken to the Royal Manchester Hospital with 'serious injuries', where he later died.

Police attended the scene, keeping the road closed until 2.44pm today.

The boy's family are receiving care from specialist officers.

Police are appealing for witnesses to provide information about the incident.

POLICE CALLING FOR WITNESSES

Cheshire police said in a statement: "Anyone who was in the area at the time and has information but has not yet spoken to police should call Cheshire Police on 101 or contact via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries/ quoting IML number 307292."

You can send dash cam footage to Cheshire police here.

Macclesfield Town Football Club tweeted their condolences to the boy's family.

The club said: "We would like to express our deepest sympathy to the family of the teenage boy who was involved in a tragic accident on the Silk Road this morning.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends, as well as everyone affected by this devastating news."



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