Appeal following fatal collision on M62
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We can confirm an investigation is underway following a fatal collision in Huyton in the early hours today (Sunday 25 April).
At around 12.20am, officers were called to the M62 westbound between junctions 6 at Tarbock Island and 7 at Rainhill Stoops following reports of a collision involving a black Audi A4 car, a red Land Rover Freelander and a red Suzuki motorbike.
The rider of the motorbike, a 23-year-old man, was taken to hospital for treatment but sadly pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver of the Audi, a 36-year-old man, was also taken to hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable. The driver of the Land Rover was uninjured and is assisting police with enquiries.
His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers at this time.
The M62 remains closed between junctions 6 and 7 westbound and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, or has any CCTV or dashcam footage, is asked to contact @MerPolCC, the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747, 101 quoting reference 21000262447, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.