Girl dies after being hit by a van as she got off a bus

A girl who was hit by a van as she got off a bus in Huyton sadly died yesterday evening, Tuesday 7 June. 

At around, 3.30pm, emergency services were called to Princess Drive to reports that a girl was hit by a white Mercedes van as she got off a bus. 

The girl, 12-year-old Lexi McDavid, from Huyton, was taken to Alder Hey Children’s hospital where she sadly died a short time later. 

The driver of the van remained at the scene and is continuing to assist police with enquiries into the incident.

Witness and CCTV enquiries are ongoing in the area.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or with any information is asked to contact police. 

Detective Sergeant Andy Roper from Merseyside Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit said, “Our thoughts and condolences this morning are very much with the family of Lexi, who has lost her life at a tragically young age, and they are receiving the support of specialist officers.

“An investigation is ongoing and we’d ask that anyone who witnessed the collision or captured anything on dashcam or other devices and has yet to come forward does so as soon as possible. Your information could be vital to our investigation.

“Whether you come to us directly or anonymously, through Crimestoppers, all information will be acted upon.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call our Matrix Serious Collision Investigation Unit on (0151) 777 5747, email  or contact @MerPolCC on Twitter quoting reference 22000392385.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at:

Image: Lexi McDavid

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