Man found dead on M62 is from Whiston

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A man found dead on the M62 over the weekend has been identified as a man in his 20s from Whiston.

Police were called to the scene at around 4.20am on Sunday following reports of a crash involving six vehicles between junctions five and six of the eastbound M62, near Tarbock Island.

A deceased male was located on the carriageway, while one of the car drivers was taken to hospital with a minor injury.

A police spokesman said: “Enquiries remain ongoing to confirm the identity of the deceased man and establish the full circumstances.”

Any witnesses are urged to call MSOC Roads Policing team on 0151 777 5747 or call 101.