POLICE are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a 37-year-old man died in a HGV crash on the M6.

The man, from Manchester, was the driver of one of the three heavy good vehicles involved in the crash on the northbound carriageway at Orell at around 7.50am on Wednesday.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by a specialist family liasion officer.

Merseyside Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information to call the MSOC Roads Policing Officers on 0151 777 5747 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.