Pedestrian killed on M53 motorway on Wirral

A woman was killed when she was struck by several vehicles on the M53 motorway on the Wirral.

The 33-year-old pedestrian was hit on the northbound carriageway of the M53, near junction three at Prenton, at about 2200 BST on Sunday.

All the drivers stopped at the scene and are helping police, a Merseyside Police spokeswoman said.

An investigation is under way and police are trying to establish why the woman was on the carriageway.

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