A man has died after being hit by multiple cars in High Legh, near Warrington.

Emergency services were called to reports of a crash on A50, near to the junction of Swineyard Lane at around 8.17pm on Monday, November 20. Officers attended the scene and found that an 85-year-old man had been hit by multiple cars, including a red Audi TT Quattro and a red Volkswagen UP.

The man, who is believed to be local, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

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The drivers of the cars were both uninjured and no arrests have been made at this time. Police are appealing for witnesses and video footage.

Inspector Steve Griffiths, of the Serious and Complex Collision Investigation Unit at Cheshire Police, 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.

"I’d urge anyone with any information, no matter how small, to call us on 101, or visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us, quoting IML 1695711." Don't miss the biggest and breaking stories by signing up to the Echo Daily newsletter here