Woman dies on M53

A woman has died after being hit by several vehicles on the M53 motorway in Wirral on Sunday night.

It happened around 10pm near to junction three of the carriageway heading towards Liverpool.

Police say the 33-year-old was hit by a number of cars and they are trying to work out why she was on the road in the first place.

All the drivers of the vehicles involved stopped and the road was closed for a while for investigations to take place.

Officers are urging anyone who was travelling in the area, who has any information about this collision to contact Merseyside Police Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5771.