Elderly pedestrian dies following two-car collision in Hoylake

Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Hoylake yesterday evening (Wednesday 11 January).

Just before 6.45pm officers were called to a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a blue Saab being driven on Market Street. It is believed that following the first collision the woman was then in collision with a silver Ford Fiesta being driven on the same street.

Sadly, the woman in her 80’s was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

The woman’s next of kin have been informed and her family are being supported by specially trained officers.

Both drivers stopped at the scene and are currently assisting police with their ongoing enquiries.

An investigation is underway and CCTV and witness enquiries are being carried out in the local area.

Detective Sergeant Amy Murray said, “Our sincere thoughts and condolences are with the family of the woman who sadly died following this tragic incident. Specially trained Family Liaison Officers are supporting them at this time.

“I would like to appeal to anyone who witnessed this collision on Market Street at around 6.45pm to please make contact with us as we continue to piece together the circumstances.

“I would also ask anyone who was driving on Market Street at the time of collision and has any dashcam footage that may help us to please get in touch as soon as possible. Any information you have could be vital to our investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision or captured anything on CCTV or dashcam is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on (0151) 777 5747, by email at sciu@merseyside.police.uk or via @MerPolCC on Twitter or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook, with reference 23000033404.


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