A MAN who was struck by several cars near the motorway has died, police confirmed.

The collision occurred on the A34, south of junction 13 of the M4 near Chieveley.

Police attended the scene at around 6.20pm on Friday and warned motorists that the road was likely to be closed for several hours while enquiries were carried out.

The pedestrian, a 30-year-old man from Newbury, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin has been informed and are being supported by Thames Valley Police

Inspector Andy Tester said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

“I reiterate my appeal to anyone with any information or dashcam footage in relation to this collision to please come forward, so we can give some answers to the man’s loved ones.

"I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw a man walking in the area of the A34 and Chieveley Services."

Call 101 or report an update online if you can help, quoting investigation reference 1019 (11/1).