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13-year-old boy killed in tragic accident

Police are investigating the incident, which happened on Fowey Close in Macclesfield shortly before 9pm.

A 13-year-old boy has died in a tragic accident.

The incident happened on Fowey Close, off St Austell Drive in Macclesfield, shortly before 9pm last night (Tuesday, September 20).

Police investigating the matter said the boy is believed to have been run over by an ‘unattended car’ and confirmed no one else was involved in the incident.

A police spokesman said: “At 8.49pm, on Tuesday 20 September, emergency services were called to an address in Fowey Close, Macclesfield following the report of an RTC.

“The incident involved an unattended car and a 13-year-old boy from Macclesfield. No one else was involved in the incident.

“Paramedics attended the scene but the boy had sustained injuries which later proved to be fatal.

“Investigations are ongoing to establish the exact cause of the accident.

“The boy’s next of kin have been informed.”

A spokesperson for Cheshire Fire Service said: "We were called at 8.55pm and sent two fire engines from Macclesfield. Crews worked with paramedics to extricate the casualty and remained on the scene to help with the investigation."

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