Elderly woman killed in M53 Wirral motorway crash

A woman in her 90s has been killed and three other people injured in a three vehicle collision on the M53 motorway in Wirral.

Merseyside Police said the crash at 1100 GMT involved a white Ford Transit van, a silver Hyundai i20 and a silver Ford Focus.

Police said it took place on the Liverpool-bound carriageway between junctions five and four.

Four people were taken to hospital, where the elderly woman died.

The section of the motorway where the crash took place is closed.

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