Driver dies after four-vehicle motorway crash

M58 near Skelmersdale
The collision occurred on the westbound carriageway of the M58 near Skelmersdale [Google]

A man has died after a crash between two lorries and two cars on a motorway, police have said.

The victim, believed to be in his 40s, was driving one of the cars on the M58 near Skelmersdale, where the collision occurred at about 13:00 BST on Friday, Lancashire Police said.

Officers appealed for anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact them.

Sgt Matt Davidson said: "This was a difficult and challenging scene for the emergency services who attended and the carriageway was closed for a substantial time, while we investigated the collision and repairs were made to the road."

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