Witness appeal - fatal RTC - Column Road, West Kirby

Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in West Kirby in the early hours of this morning, Monday, 7 April.

Officers from the Matrix Serious & Organised Crime Roads Policing Unit were called to Column Road, at around 1.40am, following a report a silver Vauxhall Corsa had collided with a fence and a tree then overturned.

Emergency Services attended and the driver of the car, a 21-year-old man from the Prenton area, was taken to Arrowe Park Hospital with serious injuries to his head and chest. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The road was closed for around four hours whilst enquiries were carried out in the area and collision investigators attended the scene.

An investigation into the full circumstances surrounding the incident is continuing.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to call officers from the Matrix Serious & Organised Crime Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747.