Category: Knutsford

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Villagers pay tribute to ‘hero’ vigilante arsonist who burned down hated toll booth which causes massive tailbacks to collect 12p a time from drivers under archaic 1863 law


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Warburton bridge toll booth was reduced to ash after being set ablaze in May 
It charged driver 12p in cash only to cross the bridge and cause huge traffic jams
It is thought someone became so fed up with the booth that they …

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Man, 26, dies following M6 crash on Saturday

A 26-YEAR-OLD man from Northwich has died following a crash on the M6 on Saturday.

Emergency services were deployed to the M6 northbound at 8am on August 5, following a collision involving a car and a lorry between junction 19 at Knutsford and junction 20 at Lymm .

The driver of the car, from Northwich, named locally as Sam Kelly, was airlifted to Aintree Hospital but he has since died, police have confirmed.

His next of kin have been informed and they are being supported by specialist officers.

Police say the driver of the lorry was uninjured.

The northbound motorway was closed for a number of hours while officers carried out investigations into the crash which involved a flatbed lorry and a Vauxhall Insignia.

The southbound motorway was closed for a short period of time to allow the air ambulance to land at the scene.