Man charged after double fatal collision near Ellesmere Port

Officers investigating a fatal collision in Dunkirk near Ellesmere Port have charged a man in connection with the incident.

Benjamin Lewis, of Neston, was arrested on 23 December 2021 following a fatal collision on the A5117, near to the junction of the M56.

The 30-year-old has since been issued with a postal summons to appear at Chester Magistrates’ Court on Friday 8 September, where he will be charged with two counts of death by dangerous driving.

The charges relate to a collision which occurred on 25 November 2021, resulting in the death of 20-year-old Ellie Crossley and 20-year-old Rebecca Doughty from the Flintshire area.

Image: Rebecca Doughty and Ellie Crossley/Family handout

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