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UPDATE: Family’s tribute to teenage son

Aaron Cook, 16, from Chorley, died after falling from a motorway bridge on Saturday January 25 2014

Aaron Cook, 16, from Chorley, died after falling from a motorway bridge on Saturday January 25 2014

The family of a 16-year-old boy who died following an incident on the M6 has paid tribute him.

Aaron Cook, from Chorley, died after falling from an M6 motorway bridge before being hit by a vehicle that failed to stop on Saturday night.

In a statement his family said: “Aaron Cook was 16 years old, studying Childcare at Runshaw College.

“He wanted to be a nursery teacher.

“He loved spending time with his friends and family and will be deeply missed.”

The incident took place around 11.30pm just past junction 28 on the M6 south at Leyland.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to notify police of an accident following an incident on the M6.

A 38-year-old man from Stoke is currently in police custody.

Police said a man had been stood the wrong side of the footbridge when he has fallen into the carriageway.

Four vehicles have swerved to avoid him but a fifth vehicle has collided with the man as he lay in lane one of the carriageway.

 
 
 

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