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M53 crash: Man dies after being hit by lorry on motorway

M53 crash: Man dies after being hit by lorry on motorway

A man was killed when he was hit by a lorry on a motorway in Merseyside.

The M53 in Wirral was closed in both directions, causing severe traffic logjams, after police rushed to the scene just before 11am.

Some drivers tried to jump the queues by driving on the hard shoulder or to avoid the chaos altogether by doing U-turns on slip roads on to the motorway.

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Merseyside Police had been called to reports of a collision involving an HGV on the Liverpool-bound carriageway at junction 4, close to the slip road for Clatterbridge.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A hare runs on a moor near Ripon, North Yorkshire.

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3/50 11 August 2019

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Getty

4/50 10 August 2019

People gather on the beach as a raft carrying people dressed as clowns heads to shore during the annual Whitby Regatta in Whitby, England. At over 170 years old, the Whitby Regatta is thought to be the oldest sea regatta on the northeast coast of England and draws thousands of visitors each year

Getty

5/50 9 August 2019

Burryman Andrew Taylor, gets a nip of whisky using a straw, from resident Mary Hamblin, 82, as he parades through the town of South Queensferry, near Edinburgh, encased in burrs. The parade takes place on the second Friday of August each year and although the exact meaning of this tradition has been lost through the years it is thought to have begun in the 17th Century. The tradition is believed to bring good luck to the towns people if they give him whisky offered through a straw or a donation of money.

PA

6/50 8 August 2019

A mosque is seen amongst residential housing from the air during a mass take off at the annual Bristol hot air balloon festival in Bristol.

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7/50 7 August 2019

An Asiatic lioness eats meat during feeding time ahead of World Lion Day at London Zoo.

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8/50 6 August 2019

Beer enthusiasts taste beer and ale during The Great British Beer Festival at Kensington Olympia in west London. The Great British Beer Festival, organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), brings hundreds of real ales, international beers and real ciders and perries under one roof.

AFP/Getty Images

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Australia’s Nathan Lyon celebrates after taking the wicket of England’s Joe Root during day five of the first Ashes test at Edgbaston. The hosts were on the end of a thumping, as Australia won the first test by 251 runs.

Getty

10/50 4 August 2019

Franky Zapata stands on his jet-powered “flyboard” prior to landing on St. Margaret’s Bay in Dover, during his attempt to fly across the 35-kilometre (22-mile) Channel crossing. The Frenchman achieved his aim today, on his second attempt, after having spent years developing the jet-powered hoverboard.

AFP/Getty

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A Cricket fan wears a Donald Trump inflatable, during day three of the first Ashes test cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

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12/50 2 August 2019

An RAF Chinook helicopter flies in sandbags to help repair the dam at Toddbrook Reservoir which was damaged in heavy rainfall.

PA

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Getty

14/50 31 July 2019

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15/50 30 July 2019

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16/50 29 July 2019

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PA

17/50 28 July 2019

Competitors during the World Stinging Nettle Eating Championship at The Bottle Inn in Marshwood. Competitors are served 2-foot long stalks of stinging nettles from which they pluck and eat as many leaves as possible.

Getty

18/50 27 July 2019

A woman in character as La Muerte from film The Book of Life, during the MCM Manchester Comic Con which see thousands of sci-fi fans, gamers, comic collectors, movie buffs and anime enthusiasts visit Manchester Central

PA

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Action Images via Reuters

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EPA

22/50 23 July 2019

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Reuters

23/50 22 July 2019

New Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson addresses the audience onstage after she was named as Sir Vince Cable’s successor. Swinson beat fellow candidate Ed Davey by 47,997 votes to 28,021 votes

Getty

24/50 21 July 2019

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Reuters

25/50 20 July 2019

London artist Helen Marshall’s People’s Moon project, a giant photographic mosaic shown at the exact hour 50 years ago that Apollo 11 landed the first people on the Moon, at Piccadilly Circus, London

PA

26/50 19 July 2019

Players from Uganda and Malawi during their Netball World Cup match at the M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool

PA

27/50 18 July 2019

Artist Steve Messam poses next to his monumental landscape artwork ‘Hush’ which hangs in the moors of Teesdale on July 18, 2019 in Barnard Castle, England. The outdoor installation is inspired by the geology, mining history and landscape of the area. The North Pennines AONB Partnership commissioned the installation which hangs over Bales Hush, a deep gauge in the terrain created when miners flushed the area with water to reveal the geological riches below. Hundreds of metres of recyclable saffron yellow fabric blow in the wind.

Getty

28/50 17 July 2019

Buckingham Palace staff arrange the dining table, a copy of Queen Victoria’s reign dessert table, as part of an exhibition at Buckingham Palace, in London. The exhibition marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria

AP

29/50 16 July 2019

The Inveraray pipe band parades through the town at the start of the Highland Games in Inverarary, Scotland

Getty

30/50 15 July 2019

Extinction Rebellion Activists block roads near the Tron Clock tower in Glasgow

Getty

31/50 14 July 2019

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic raises the winner’s trophy after beating Switzerland’s Roger Federer during their men’s singles final on day thirteen of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club

AFP/Getty

32/50 13 July 2019

The referee counts Nathan Gorman out as Daniel Dubois looks on during the British Heavyweight Title fight between Daniel Dubois and Nathan Gorman at The O2 Arena in London

Getty

33/50 12 July 2019

Giant Panda, Yang Guang, exploring his new home at Edinburgh Zoo after moving in last week

RZSS/PA

34/50 11 July 2019

England’s captain Eoin Morgan, left, celebrates with teammate Joe Root after winning their Cricket World Cup semi-final match against Australia at Edgbaston in Birmingham. The host nation blew away their rivals by 8 wickets with 107 balls remaining

AP

35/50 10 July 2019

Andy Murray and Serena Williams talk as they play Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar during their mixed doubles third round match of the Wimbledon Championships. The star-studded pair went out in three sets to the top seeds

AFP/Getty

36/50 8 July 2019

Fifteen-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff serves to Romania’s Simona Halep in a women’s singles match during day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. The youngest woman to qualify for Wimbledon in the open era defeated Venus Williams in her opening match and made if through to week two. Halep ended the teenagers dream run at the tournament in their round 16 match, 6-3, 6-3

AP

37/50 7 July 2019

A competitor takes part in the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Alexandra Park, London. The soapbox race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles on a downhill course

PA

38/50 6 July 2019

Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community take part in the annual Pride Parade in London

AFP/Getty Images

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Andy Murray fives mixed doubles partner Serena Williams at a practice session during day five of Wimbledon

Getty Images

40/50 4 July 2019

Chelsea’s newly appointed head coach Frank Lampard gives a thumbs up as he poses at Stamford Bridge. The Blues confirmed a dramatic return for one of the club’s greatest ever players. He has signed a three-year contract with the Premier League club, where he spent 13 years and became the team’s all-time leading scorer with 211 goals

AFP/Getty

41/50 3 July 2019

A grey seal named after Sir David Attenborough is released back into the wild after months being treated at RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre in Norfolk after it was found with a plastic frisbee disc embedded in its neck

PA

42/50 2 July 2019

The Kirby Estate in London is decorated with St George flags ahead of the Women’s World Cup semi-final match between England and the USA

PA

43/50 1 July 2019

People sleep as Glastonbury Festival 2019 comes to an end

SWNS

44/50 30 June 2019

The crowd enjoys the atmosphere as Years & Years perform on the Pyramid Stage during day five of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 30, 2019 in Glastonbury, England

Getty

45/50 29 June 2019

A couple make their way across the sand with their belongings as people enjoy the sunshine and hot weather on Bournemouth Beach in Dorset. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 29, 2019

PA

46/50 28 June 2019

A lion-tailed macaque stays cool in the hot weather by eating frozen treats with fruit at Camperdown Wildlife Centre, Dundee

Katielee Arrowsmith / SWNS

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A festival goer dance with LED hula hoops on the second day of Glastonbury Festival 2019

PA

48/50 26 June 2019

Festival goers warm up prior to the gates opening at 8am on the first day of Glastonbury 2019

Adam Gray / SWNS

49/50 25 June 2019

An early glimpse of this year’s Glastonbury Festival is given in this picture taken by a local who glided over the site in their paramotor

James Pearce / SWNS

50/50 24 June 2019

The interior roof of a Tesco shop collapses under the torrential rain in Stirling, Scotland on 24 June

James Charity

A police spokesman said: Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident, identify the male and inform the next of kin.

The motorway has been closed between junctions 5 and 4 to allow for investigative work to be carried out, and motorists are being asked to avoid the area and find alternative routes.

The force warned that drivers using the hard shoulder or performing U-turns would be prosecuted.

It said both carriageways would be closed until at least mid-afternoon, asking drivers to avoid area.

Just a gentle reminder to road users who decide to use the hard shoulder to beat the queues on the M53 or decide to travel wrong direction on slip roads. Your details will be taken and [you] will receive a court letter through the post, North West Motorway Police tweeted.

Wirral NHS Hospitals warned the gridlock was causing severe delays in both directions between Arrowe Park Hospital and Clatterbridge Hospital.

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Woman cut free after car and pick-up truck crash on edge of Norwich

Intwood Road in Cringleford. Pic: Google Street View.

Intwood Road in Cringleford. Pic: Google Street View.

Google Street View

A woman had to be cut out of a vehicle after a crash.

Emergency services were called to Intwood Road in Cringleford at about 12.45pm today (Saturday, August 17).

There had been a crash between a car and a pick-up truck.

Police, firefighters and the ambulance service went to the scene.

Firefighters from Earlham and Carrow attended and cut a woman who was hurt free from one of the vehicles.

She was cut out of the vehicle as a precaution, but it is understood her injuries were not serious.

The road was blocked while emergency services carried out their work.

That led Konectbus to suspend its 50A service.