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Boy, nine, dies in overturned car crash in Cheshire

A5117 crash Image copyright Andy McLannahan
Image caption Police, fire and ambulance crews attended the scene

A nine-year-old boy has died in a crash when the car he was travelling in overturned in Cheshire.

Police were called to the A5117 at Elton at 15:55 BST on Sunday and found a Ford Focus on its roof on the road.

The boy, who is from Manchester, was in the front passenger seat and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 42-year-old male driver was taken to Aintree Hospital and a boy aged 15, who was in the back seat, was taken to Liverpool's Alder Hey Hospital.

Cheshire Police said no other vehicle was involved and have asked for anyone with information to contact them.

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