A WOMAN from the Chester area has sadly died in a collision on the A41 Whitchurch Road in Chowley.

Police have confirmed the woman was a pedestrian when she was in a collision with an HGV at about 5am on Friday, August 7.

She sustained serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.

The driver of the HGV, a 49-year-old man from Beechwood, Merseyside, was uninjured.

The road was closed while officers dealt with the incident. The closure was lifted shortly after 2pm.

Officers are now appealing for information.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to get in touch. The same goes for anyone with any dashcam footage which may aid the investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML773654.