M6 Suicide – A teenage boy died on the M6, according to reports from the authorities. Around 9.40 p.m. on Thursday, emergency crews rushed to the scene on the M6 near junction 21 in Warrington. Unfortunately, the boy died there and there. His age has not yet been confirmed. Police have not released any additional information about the circumstances surrounding his death. According to National Highways, the route was totally closed down beginning at 10 p.m.
After several hours of overnight shutdown, the northbound lanes were partially reopened this morning at 5 a.m. Vehicles in the area were turned around, and traffic was diverted away from the incident. In a statement issued this morning, a spokeswoman for Cheshire Police stated that on August 17, 2023, at 9:40 p.m., officers were called to the M6 at J21 in response to reports that a young boy’s safety was being questioned. Sadly, the adolescent died there despite all efforts. The route was closed while emergency personnel were on the scene.
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