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Merseyside Police can confirm officers are in attendance close to junction 1 of the M58 motorway today, Friday, 13 June, following a report of concern for the safety of a man.

Patrols were called to the westbound carriageway, at around 11.30am, following a report from a passing driver that a man was lying on the hard shoulder.

Officers are now in attendance and one lane of the westbound carriageway has been closed at this time. A lane is also closed on the Kirkby to Maghull road which crosses the motorway on a bridge close to the scene.

The man is being taken to hospital by ambulance. At this stage, there is no information on his injuries or condition.

An investigation into the full circumstances surrounding the incident is underway.

Anyone who has any information is asked to call officers from the Matrix Serious Organised Crime Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747.



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