POLICE have charged a man in connection with a fatal crash in Middlewich.

Liam Foster, of Smallbrook Walk, Crewe, was arrested on Monday, October 11 following a collision on Warmingham Lane.

The 45-year-old has since been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, whilst being disqualified from driving and uninsured.

The man is also charged with failing to stop after a collision.

Foster appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court today, Wednesday, October 12 and was remanded in custody.

The defendant is next set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Wednesday, November 10.

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The charge relates to a one vehicle collision involving a red Ford Focus which was reported to police at 11.51am on Friday, October 8.

Sadly, a passenger in the car, a 57-year-old woman from Crewe, died at the scene.

Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers