Man, 85, killed after being hit by multiple cars on A50

Man, 85, killed after being hit by multiple cars on A50

The man was hit near the junction where the A road meets Swineyard Lane in High Legh (Picture: Google)

An 85-year-old man has died after he was hit by multiple cars on the A50 in a Cheshire village, police have said.

The incident took place at around 8.17pm yesterday in High Legh, west of Warrington.

Cheshire Police said the pedestrian, who has not been named, was hit by a red Audi TT Quattro and a red Volkswagen Up before he was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin has been informed.

Neither of the drivers were injured, and neither have been arrested as inquiries continue.

Police have appealed to anyone who saw the incident to get in touch with them.

Inspector Steve Griffiths, of the force’s Serious and Complex Collision Investigation Unit, said: ‘This was a collision in which a man has sadly lost his life. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.

‘We are now urging anyone who witnessed what happened or has any information to aid our investigation to come forward.

‘We would also like to appeal to anyone who may have any CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident.’

People who believe they may be able to help are asked to call 101 or visit the Cheshire Police website, quoting the reference code IML 1695711.

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