Sunday 12 June 2022 2:41 AM UTC
By A Staff Reporter
LIVERPOOL June 12: A young Keralite doctor has died on Friday 10th June 2022 after his Audi crashed into the central reservation on the M56 and burst into flames. The crash took place on the eastbound carriageway of the between junction 7 and junction 6.
Malayalee association LIMA Liverpool has reported the deceased as Dr Jyothis Manalil (26).
Jyothis’ father Jojappan, a native of Kuttanad in Kerala, has been living in St Helens in Liverpool for some time now and he was on holidays to India when the accident occurred.
It is said that he was returning from his work from Lancashire University Hospital after a late night shift when the accident occurred at about 6.45am on Friday.
Reports confirm that the person’s family have been made aware and they are being supported by officers in the UK.
According to Northwich Guardian, at around 6.47am on Friday, June 10, officers were called to reports of a collision on the eastbound carriageway of the M56 between junction 7 and junction 6.
Officers attended the scene and found the incident involved a silver Audi A8 which had collided with the central reservation and was well alight.
Firefighters extinguished the fire but sadly, the driver of the vehicle died as a result of the incident.
The M56 was closed for around 10 hours as a police investigation took place.
Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and officers are appealing to anyone who may have dashcam footage or witnessed the collision to get in touch.
Anyone with any information or dashcam footage in relation to the incident is asked to report it to Cheshire Constabulary via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us quoting IML 1289338, or call 101.
Information can also be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or report it via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously
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