AN 84-year-old man has died after the car he was driving collided with a parked vehicle before hitting a wall in Alderley Edge.

The tragic incident happened last Thursday (April 1) at around 3.30pm with the man's white Peugeot ending up on its roof on Davey Lane.

Despite fire fighters managing to free the man from the upturned vehicle, he was taken to hospital by ambulance but died a short time later.

The next of kin of the man, who hasn't been named but is from Alderley Edge, have been informed.

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: "Officers are appealing for information following a serious collision in Alderley Edge.

"The driver of the vehicle, an 84-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

"Sadly, the man died a short time later.

"His next of kin have been informed.

"Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or may have any dashcam footage of the vehicle before the incident to come forward."

Cheshire Fire Service confirmed they attended the scene and remained in attendance for around an hour and a half.

A spokesman said: "On arrival crews discovered that it involved two vehicles, one of which was on its roof.

"Firefighters got a man out of the vehicle that was on its roof before handing him over to the care of paramedics.

"An air ambulance was at the scene.

"The casualty was taken to hospital.

"Firefighters made sure that the vehicles involved in the collision were safe."

Anyone with information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 952990 or report it via