Appeal for information following fatal RTC in St Helens
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We are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision in St Helens in the early hours of this morning, Thursday 11 August.
At around 2am, emergency services were called to Scafell Road to reports of a collision involving a Renault Megane and a tree. A man in his 20s was found and sadly died a short time later. His next of kin have been informed and enquiries remain ongoing at the scene.
Scafell Road remains closed between Moss Bank Road and Washway Lane and motorists are asked to avoid the area while we continue our enquiries.
Detective Sergeant Kurt Timpson from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family of the man who sadly lost his life this morning. They are being supported by our specially trained liaison officers while the investigation commences.
“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident or properties in the area that may have CCTV or doorbell footage to please contact us.”
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 quoting reference 22000584994.