Motorcyclist killed after hitting barrier in Liverpool

A motorcyclist was killed when he hit a road barrier in Liverpool.

The 49-year-old from Warrington was declared dead at the scene on Lister Drive near Newsham Park at about 14:00 BST on Sunday.

His 38-year-old passenger, a woman from Belle Vale, was airlifted to Aintree University Hospital with multiple injuries.

Her condition is described as serious but not life-threatening, a police spokesman said.

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