Elderly motorist dies at the wheel of his car in Cheddleton

AN 88 year old motorist has died at the wheel of his car in Cheddleton earlier today.

It is believed the man was taken ill before his car crashed into a wall at the A520’s junction with Wall Lane Terrace.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Reports of the incident came into us at 10.15am. Paramedics were on scene quickly and worked on the driver, an 88-year-old man, for an hour.

“Unfortunately at 11.15am he was pronounced deceased. He suffered a medical episode at the wheel prior to crashing.”