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04/11/2018 18:32 GMT | Updated 04/11/2018 18:44 GMT

Alderley Edge Crash: 2 Dead In Collision Between Car And Minibus

Nine people were taken to hospital.

A child and a man have died after a minibus collided with a car in Cheshire in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Nine people were taken to hospital to be treated after the crash on the A34 Melrose Way in Alderley Edge at just after midnight.

The casualties included a child, who was taken to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, and a man who was sent to Manchester Royal Infirmary.

The seven other people hurt had minor injuries, the North West Ambulance Service said.

Cheshire Police is appealing for any witnesses to get in touch. 

The force said: “Police investigating a serious collision in Alderley Edge are appealing for witnesses.

“At 12.04am November 4, emergency services were called to a serious collision on the A34 Melrose Way in Alderley Edge.

“The collision involved a car and a minibus. A number of casualties were treated at the scene and taken to hospital.

“The road was shut between Alderley Park roundabout and the Alderley Edge roundabout while emergency services worked at the scene.”

North West Ambulance Service said: “Police investigating a serious collision in Alderley Edge are appealing for witnesses.

“The collision involved a car and a minibus. A number of casualties were treated at the scene and taken to hospital.”