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TWO weeks of tragedy has seen 12 people killed on Cheshire roads.

On October 17, 17-year-old Josh Swift, of Broxton, a performing arts student at The Hammond School was killed crossing the A41 on the Chester side of the Broxton roundabout at 5.30pm.

On October 17, 17-year-old Josh Swift, of Broxton, a performing arts student at The Hammond School was killed crossing the A41 on the Chester side of the Broxton roundabout at 5.30pm.

The following Monday a family of six from Llandudno were killed on the M6 when their car went under a lorry and exploded into flames. Only an hour and a half earlier ex-rugby league ace David Myers player David Myers, 37, was killed on the same motorway when a van he was driving hit a bridge support.

Former Bishop Heber High School pupil Lucinda Owen, 17, who had just completed 14 weeks of army training in Surrey, died on Tuesday, October 21, when her Vauxhall Corsa left Tilston Road, Malpas, and went through a hedge.

Tributes were paid to Carrie-Ann Cannell, 24, who died at the scene on Chester Road, near Aldford, at about 4am on Wednesday, October 22, after a tree flattened the roof of the red Rover 25 MG hatchback she was driving.

Her 20-year-old passenger from Chester, who had to be cut free from the wreckage, remains in a critical condition with serious internal injuries in the intensive care unit at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

Last week 19-year-old Victoria-Louise Williams, from Elton, died in a car crash on the A56, Chester Road, near Frodsham when she lost control of her Vauxhall Corsa and hit a lamp post at about 1.36am on Wednesday, October 29.

On Friday, October 31, talented footballer Joshua Kyle Easton, 12, of Oldfield Drive, Vicars Cross became the 12 person killed on Cheshire roads when he died at about in a collision with a van while riding his bike.

 

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