HGV accident kills man in Liverpool

An elderly man died when he was struck by a heavy goods vehicle in Liverpool, police said.

Emergency services were called to County Road in Walton at around 17:00 BST to reports of a collision.

Despite making efforts to save him, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Merseyside Police said the 50-year-old driver of the HGV has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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