Elderly woman pedestrian dies in Litherland road traffic collision

Officers investigating a serious road traffic collision in Litherland have confirmed that sadly an 81-year-old woman has died following a collision that occurred on Thursday, 23 November.

At around 5pm, it was reported that a white SEAT Leon car being driven on Sefton Road, near its junction with Alexandra Mount, was involved in a collision with a pedestrian.

The woman was taken to hospital in a critical condition, but sadly died from her injuries on Saturday afternoon.

The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and is assisting police with ongoing inquiries.

Police are appealing for any witnesses, CCTV, doorbell and dash camera footage which may assist the investigation.

Detective Sergeant Kurt Timpson, Lead Investigating Officer from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said, “Our thoughts are with the lady’s family at this extremely difficult time who are being supported by specially trained officers.

“It is vital that my team get answers for them, so they can understand what happened on Thursday evening.

“We continue to investigate the circumstances of this incident and I am appealing directly to anyone who witnessed it or who has any information, to please contact our team.

“We also urge those who live in the area or who were driving past to check your CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage as it may have captured the incident, without you being aware. Any information no matter how small could help the investigation.”

If you can help, please call the Matrix Serious Collision Investigation Unit on (0151) 777 5747 or SCIU@merseyside.police.uk or contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook quoting reference 23001179213.

You can also pass information via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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