Driver arrested following fatal collision in Seaforth

Merseyside Police has arrested a man following a fatal road traffic collision in Seaforth last night, Wednesday 11 January.

Emergency services were called to the eastbound carriageway of Princess Way at around 11.15pm and found a 43-year-old man who is believed to have been in collision with a heavy goods vehicle. Sadly the man died from his injuries.

His next of kin are being supported by specialist officers as the investigation continues.

A 52-year-old man from Skelmersdale has now been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless/inconsiderate driving and taken to a police station for questioning.

Detective Sergeant Kurt Timpson from the Force’s Matrix Serious Collision Investigation Unit said, “Our extensive enquiries into this tragic incident continue so I would like to reiterate our earlier appeal for anyone with information to keep coming forward as we try and establish what happened.

“My appeal is specifically to anyone who has dash camera CCTV fitted in their vehicle that may been travelling on Princess Way and surroundings roads at between 11pm and 11.30pm on Wednesday evening to make contact with the investigation team as you may have inadvertently captured the lead up to this incident.

“Our officers can recover CCTV in person or remotely to check if it has captured any footage that may assist the investigation of this collision.

“In addition if you have CCTV or doorbell footage on your home or business that could help, please get in touch. Your help, however insignificant it may seem, could be vital to us”.

If you can assist with the above, please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0151 777 5747 or email quoting reference 23000033762.


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