10-year-old boy dies following road traffic collision in Walton

A 10-year-old boy who was involved in a road traffic collision in Walton yesterday, Thursday 20 April, has tragically died.

The incident happened at about 4.30pm when a black Ford Puma car being driven on Abingdon Road was in collision with a 10-year-old boy.

Emergency services attended and the boy was taken to hospital where he sadly died this morning, Friday 21 April.

The driver stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquires.

Detective Sergeant Amy Murray said, “Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of the boy who has sadly lost his life following a road collision yesterday.

“The family are being supported by our specially trained liaison officers, and we have launched an investigation into his death.

“I urge anyone who witnessed or has information on this incident to please contact us.

“Alternatively, if you were driving in the vicinity I ask that you please check your dashcam footage for anything that have captured something which will assist in the investigation the incident.

“Every piece information or footage could be vital in establishing what happened.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision or captured anything on CCTV or dashcam is asked to contact SCIU on (0151) 777 5747, or email SCIU@merseyside.police.uk

Alternatively, DM @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 23000333448.


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