A MAN has died after a Mercedes was involved in a collision on a country road in Wirral. 

Merseyside Police confirmed that emergency services have been at the scene throughout Sunday, March 17, on Brimstage Road in Spital following a "serious road collision" in the morning.

A spokesperson for the force said: "Just before 9.40am we received a report that a blue Mercedes had collided into a side barrier just off Clatterbridge Roundabout.

"Brimstage Road and Brimstage Lane is currently closed whilst Merseyside Police, North West Ambulance Service and ambulance air service helicopter are currently at the scene.

"The driver of the car was treated by paramedics after suffering serious injuries but has sadly died at the scene.

"Witness and CCTV enquiries are ongoing in the area.

"Motorists and members of the public are advised to avoid the area whilst our officers are at the scene."

Chief Inspector David Currie, said: “Our condolences go out to the family of the 79-year-old man who sadly died following a collision on Brimstage Road.

"The next of kin of the driver have been informed and are being supported by specialist Family Liaison Officers.

"An investigation is ongoing in the area and we would ask any drivers in the area who witnessed the collision, or who may have dashcam footage of the incident, to come forward. Any footage, or information, could be vital in establishing what happened.”

You can provide information via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’, with reference 266 of 17 March or call 101.