A man has died after being crushed by a car he is understood to have been working underneath.

The horrific incident occurred on Sunday afternoon (July 19) in Waterpark Road, Prenton.

A statement from Merseyside Police said: "We can confirm that emergency services were in Prenton, Wirral following the non-suspicious death of a man yesterday afternoon, Sunday 19 July.

"At around 1.25pm, we were called by the ambulance service to Waterpark Road to reports of a man in his 50s found injured under his vehicle. He was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene, and his next of kin are aware.

"His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been prepared for the Coroner."