13-year-old boy dies following road traffic collision on East Lancashire Road

Merseyside Police has confirmed that a 13-year-old boy who was involved in a road traffic collision in Croxteth on Wednesday, 7 December, has died.

Tragically the teenager, who has been named as Harry Kinney-Ryan, died at Alder Hey Hospital yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 7.20pm when a motorist driving a silver Vauxhall Astra estate collided with the 13-year-old pedestrian near to the Showcase cinema at Stonedale Retail Park, on the East Lancashire Road.

Detective Sergeant Andy Roper from the Merseyside Police Matrix Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said, “Harry’s family are being supported by specially trained family liaison officers as our enquiries continue and our thoughts are with them at this sad time.

“If you were travelling on the East Lancashire Road around the time of the incident and have any dashcam footage that could help us with our investigation, or you have any CCTV or information please come forward.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have dashcam footage, is asked to contact the Roads Policing Team on 0151 777 5747, email SCIU@merseyside.police.uk , or DM @MerPolTraffic on Twitter quoting reference 22000902647.

A 34-year-old man was arrested following the incident and he has been bailed pending further inquiries whilst the investigation into causing death by dangerous driving continues.


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