Po­lice be­lieve dead boy ran across M-way

Sunday Mirror - - FRONT PAGE -

A BOY, 14, who died after be­ing hit by a car on a mo­tor­way may have been try­ing to cross the road on foot, po­lice be­lieve.

Sa­muel Berkley was left on the hard shoul­der with mas­sive in­juries after be­ing hit by a BMW.

The driver, who was not ar­rested, stopped and later spoke to po­lice.

Sa­muel died yes­ter­day after the crash at 5.25pm on Fri­day on the M67 near Hyde, Gtr Manch­ester.

The keen foot­baller and Manch­ester United fan was from nearby Den­ton.

Sgt Lee West­head said: “My thoughts are with the vic­tim’s fam­ily who are be­ing looked after by spe­cially trained of­fi­cers.”

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