Pedestrian dies after being involved in a collision on the A50

A MALE pedestrian has died after being involved in a collision with a lorry on the A50 in Stoke-on-Trent.

The accident happened on the westbound carriageway, between Meir and Longton, shortly before 7.30 last night.

The road was closed for more than six hours while police carried out an investigation at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call Staffordshire Police on 101.