A 26-YEAR-OLD woman from Runcorn was killed on Sunday morning following a collision between a HGV and a pedestrian.

At 5am, police were called to the M56 westbound between junction 11 for Preston Brook and junction 12 to reports of a collision.

The motorway was shut for seven hours with traffic diverted via the A56 northbound.

If you have any information about this incident, contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number IML 318052.

Alternatively you can contact the force online via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries/