Pedestrian killed walking on M61 motorway near Bolton

A man has been killed after being hit by three vehicles while walking on the M61 motorway in Greater Manchester.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was found trapped under one of the vehicles on the northbound carriageway before junction six at Horwich, near Bolton.

He suffered multiple injuries after being struck at about 23:00 BST on Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident.

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