We can confirm that a 35-year-old man has died following a serious road traffic collision in Dingle on Tuesday night (1 June).
At around 8.15pm, reports were received of a collision involving a Vauxhall Grandland and a man riding an electric bike at the junction of Park Street and Beaufort Street.
The man was taken to hospital by ambulance, but has now sadly passed away. Family Liaison Officers are supporting his family. The driver of the Vauxhall Grandland stopped at the scene and is assisting with enquiries.
We can confirm that a police vehicle was travelling on Park Street and witnessed the collision. Officers carried out advanced emergency first aid on the man until paramedics arrived.
The investigation continues and we are continuing to appeal for information.
Matrix Roads Policing Inspector Stuart McIver said: “Our enquiries are ongoing in relation to the incident and we are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Park Street or Beaufort Street area around 8.15pm and may have captured something before or during the collision on dashcam or other devices.
“We believe that the car travelled along Dingle Lane toward the city, before the incident passing Mill Street and turning left into Park Street to where the collision occurred. Any information or footage could be vital to the investigation so please come forward.
“Our enquires have identified that the electric bike has travelled along Malta Street and Upper Park Street before traveling along Park Street.”
Anyone who witnessed the collision or captured anything on CCTV or dashcam is asked to call us on (0151) 777 5747, email: [email protected], via @MerPolCC on Twitter, or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook, with reference 21000359453.