Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a road traffic incident in Alpraham.
The incident took place at 4.22pm on Saturday 6 July. A red Honda 125cc motorbike was being ridden along the A51 at Alpraham, and heading in the direction of Nantwich.
At a point near to the Travellers Rest Public House, the motorcyclist has fallen from his bike, and sustained serious injuries. No other vehicle is believed to have been involved.
The motorcyclist, Sam Carson, aged 18, from Alpraham, was airlifted from the scene and taken to North Staffordshire Hospital. He sadly died in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Following the incident, road closures were put in place − these closures were lifted by 9pm.
Police are appealing for witnesses and are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident itself, or who may have seen the motorcyclist before the collision as he travelled along the A51 in the direction of Nantwich
Anyone with any information is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 767 of 6 July.