Arrests made following death of Wirral man on M62

Officers investigating a fatal collision on the M62 in Cheshire have charged a man in connection with the incident.

Shaun Tinsley was arrested at around 10.30am on Friday 5 May at a hotel in Mold.

The 28-year-old of Liverpool, has since been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by driving while uninsured and causing death by driving while disqualified.

He was also charged with failing to stop following a collision, failing to report a collision and driving without insurance.

Tinsley appeared at Crewe Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 6 May where he was remanded in custody; he is next set to appear at Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 5 June.

The charges relate to a fatal collision involving a man from Wirral on the M62 near Warrington which occurred around 3.45am on Saturday 29 April.

Two other men, along with a 17-year-old boy, have also been arrested in relation to the collision. They have all been released on conditional bail pending further enquiries.

Shortly after the collision, Sergeant Russell Sime, of the Serious and Complex Collision Investigation Unit, said, “This was a serious collision which has resulted in the death of a 61-year-old man, and we are committed to doing all we can to establish exactly what took place.

“As part of our investigation we are keen to hear from anyone who was travelling on the M62, near to Junction 10, at the time of the incident and believes they may have witnessed the collision.

“The same goes for anyone with any CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident.

“We would also like to hear from anyone who believes that they may have seen the occupants of the Mercedes fleeing the scene on foot following the incident.

“The collision itself occurred near to Mill House Lane, Croft, and we’re urging residents who live in the vicinity of the motorway to review their CCTV cameras for anyone who may have been around their properties from 3.45am this morning, Saturday 29 April.

“I urge anyone with any information – no matter how small – to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information is urged to call 101 quoting IML 1535300 or report it via 

Alternatively anyone with information can report to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via 


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