Man, 83, died of natural causes after minor car crash in Bebington

An 83-year-old man who collapsed at the side of a road moments after a minor car crash in Wirral died of natural causes, police have said.

The man had been driving a silver VW Polo which collided with a Ford Transit pick-up truck on Cross Lane in Bebington at about 11:00 BST on Monday.

He got out to talk to the other driver, but collapsed and died later that day at Arrowe Park Hospital.

The man's wife, who was also in the car, was not injured in the crash.

Police said a post-mortem had revealed her husband died of natural causes.

The 41-year-old van driver was uninjured in the crash.

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