Man who died in collision in Vauxhall named as Nathan Smithurst
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A man who sadly died following a road traffic incident in Vauxhall in the early hours of Sunday morning, 24 July, has been named as 19-year-old Nathan Smithurst.
Officers were contacted just before 2.30am to reports of a collision involving a taxi and a pedestrian on Scotland Road.
Nathan suffered a serious head injury and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
His family have released the following photo of Nathan and continue to be supported by specially trained Merseyside Police officers.
Detective Sergeant Kurt Timpson, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “On behalf of Nathan’s family I would ask for their privacy to be respected as they begin to process the tragic events of Sunday morning.
“We are continuing to appeal for witnesses to this collision, If you have any CCTV from nearby premises or dashcam footage from your vehicle please contact police If you have not done so already. Every piece of information, however small could make a big difference to our investigations.”
Anyone who witnessed the collision or captured anything on CCTV or dashcam is asked to contact SCIU on (0151) 777 5747, or email [email protected]. Alternatively DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 22000531465.