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Road traffic collision - Junction 4 M53 in Wirral

News   •   Aug 16, 2019 12:17 BST

We can confirm we are currently in attendance on the M53 in Wirral.

We were contacted at 10.50am today, Friday 16th August, to reports that a male had been in collision with an HGV on the Liverpool-bound carriageway.

Officers attended at the scene at junction 4 of the motorway close to the sliproad for Clatterbridge. The male has been pronounced dead at the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident, identity the male and inform the next of kin.

The motorway has been closed between junctions 5 and 4 to allow for investigative work to be carried out and motorists are being asked to avoid the area and find alternative routes.

Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to contact the roads policing unit on 0151 777 5747, or DM @MerPolCC or call 101.