Road Closed In Crewe Due To Accident

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident involving a lorry and a pedestrian in Crewe.
The incident took place around 1915 hours on Friday 5 July 2013, in Weston Road, Crewe, near to Crewe Hall.

Weston Road

A male pedestrian was involved in a collision with a HGV and suffered serious injuries.
The road has been closed following the collision and police remain at the scene.

The Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to make contact.
Police are also keen to speak with anyone who may have seen the pedestrian prior to the collision occurring, and in particular a woman in a car, who spoke to a man on foot on Weston Road, Crewe around 15 minutes prior to the collision occurring.

The Lorry Driver was left shocked, but not injured.

*** UPDATE 12:00PM 6TH JULY ***
As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered injuries which were fatal at the scene.
The road which was closed following the collision, was re-opened at 00:45 hours on Saturday 6th July .
The deceased is believed to be a 39 year old man from Crewe.

**Update 9th July**
The family of a man who died following a collision in Crewe have paid tribute to him.
Alan Birkby, aged 39, from Crewe, sustained fatal injuries following a collision with a HGV on Friday evening (5th July).
The collision took place at 7.15pm on Weston Road in Crewe.
The lorry driver was left shocked but uninjured.

This week Alan’s mum paid tribute to her son, she said:
“My son, my life, my world, my blue eyed angel. No one will ever take you away from me my son.
One day I’ll be back with you.
God bless my dear lad, you will always be in my heart.
I can’t believe you have gone Alan.
Rest in peace, god bless you my son.”

Enquiries are continuing in relation to the collision. Police have now traced and spoken to a woman who was in a car in Weston Road, Crewe, at around 7pm on Friday shortly before the collision.
Officers believe there were 2 other vehicles also in the area at the time of collision and are appealing for the drivers to come forward.
The vehicles are believed to be a white Skoda Octavia and a blue/green Landrover.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 885 of 5 July.