We are investigating a fatal collision in Southport which happened on Monday afternoon (9 March).
At around 4.10pm, it was reported a Toyota Aygo had collided with a lamppost near the junction of Town Lane and Wright Moss Way.
Emergency services attended and the driver, a man in his 70s, was taken to hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.
The man's next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers at this time.
Officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, or has any CCTV or dashcam footage and would ask anyone with information to contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting reference 20000150215 or the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747.