Little Sutton motorcyclist killed in crash with van in Wirral

A41 New Chester Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The 57-year-old motorcyclist died in hospital after the crash on the A41 New Chester Road

A man has died after his motorbike was in collision with a van.

Michael Lonergan, 57, from Little Sutton, Wirral, was killed on the A41 New Chester Road near the M53 at about 19:00 BST on Tuesday.

Paramedics were called and he was taken to Arrowe Park Hospital, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later, Merseyside Police said.

The driver of the van stopped at the scene and is co-operating with police inquiries.

A second motorcyclist believed to be travelling with the man also stopped.

Police have appealed for any further witnesses to contact them.

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