Driver suffers medical episode and crashes into lorry

A driver suffered a medical episode and crashed into a lorry. At around 12.45pm today, Thursday, May 19, officers were called to a report of a crash on Gorsey Lane in Litherland involving a blue Hyundai and a lorry. It is believed the driver of the vehicle - a man in his 30s - was taken to hospital after suffering a medical episode.

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The driver of the lorry was uninjured and assisted officers with their enquiries. Gorsey Lane was initially blocked off in both directions by police but has since reopened. For the latest news and breaking news visit Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you.

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