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Merseyside Police can confirm that a man sadly died during a collision in Knotty Ash yesterday (Sunday 10 October)
At around 4.50am we received a report of a collision on Pilch Lane, at the roundabout with East Prescot Road, where a vehicle had collided with wall.
It was reported that the vehicle was on fire.
Emergency services attended and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the fire.
A man in his 20s sadly died as a result of his injuries.
A 25-year-old woman from Liverpool was taken to hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries. She has since been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Officers remain in the area while extensive forensic, CCTV, witness and house-to-house enquiries are carried out.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or with any information is asked to contact police.
Roads Policing Inspector Stuart McIver said: “An investigation is ongoing after a man sadly died following a collision in Knotty Ash yesterday, and we are keen to speak to anyone with information.
“We’d ask that anyone who witnessed the collision or captured anything on dashcam or other devices and has yet to come forward does so as soon as possible. Your information could be vital to our investigation.
“Whether you come to us directly or anonymously, through Crimestoppers, all information will be acted upon.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call our Matrix Roads Policing Unit on (0151) 777 5747, email [email protected] or contact @MerPolCC on Twitter quoting reference 21000703076.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.