AN elderly man has sadly died in a multiple crash on a busy country road.

The 85-year-old pedestrian was hit by several cars near the Bears Paw in High Legh.

Police were called to reports of a collision on the A50, near to the junction of Swineyard Lane at around 8.15pm last night, Monday.

Police are now appealing for witnesses and video footage following the fatal collision.

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: "Officers found that a pedestrian has been hit by multiple cars, including a red Audi TT Quattro and a red Volkswagen UP.

"Sadly, the pedestrian, an 85-year-old local man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

"The drivers of the cars were both uninjured and no arrests have been made at this time."

Enquiries are currently ongoing, and officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have video footage.

Anyone with information can call Cheshire Police on 101 or visit, quoting IML 1695711.

Inspector Steve Griffiths, of the Serious and Complex Collision Investigation Unit at Cheshire Police, said: “This was a collision in which a man has sadly lost his life.

“Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.

“We are now urging anyone who witnessed what happened or has any information to aid our investigation to come forward.

“We would also like to appeal to anyone who may have any CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident.

“I’d urge anyone with any information, no matter how small, to call us.”