Man dies from injuries following RTC on The Strand

Merseyside Police has confirmed that a man has died following a serious road traffic collision in Liverpool City Centre on Saturday 7 October.

Officers were called to The Strand (southbound) at 1.10am to reports of a serious collision involving a white Audi TT, a grey Toyota Auris and a pedestrian who had been on the footpath.

The 44-year-old male pedestrian was treated at the scene for serious injuries and was taken to hospital.

Sadly Merseyside Police has confirmed he has now died from these injuries and a post-mortem will be carried out to establish his cause of death.

Connor Mears, 28 years, of no fixed abode, who was driving the white Audi TT car, has been charged in connection with this incident.

He appeared at Wirral Magistrates on Monday 9 October, where he has pleaded guilty to all charges. The court further remanded him in custody to appear at Liverpool Crown Court on Monday 6 November.

Two other people arrested in connection with the incident, a 53-year-old female and a 36-year-old male from Southport have been released pending further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Kurt Timpson, Lead Investigating Officer from the MATRIX Serious Collision Investigation Unit said, “Our sincere thoughts are with the man’s family at this sad time. They are being supported by specially trained officers. 

“I would like to thank the local community for their help to date with this investigation, including those who helped the injured people at the scene. 

“Although a man has been charged in connection with this incident, we are still appealing for anyone with information to come forward.  Any information could be vital to our investigation, so please get in touch.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call the Matrix Roads Policing Unit on (0151) 777 5747, email or DM @MerPolCC on Twitter quoting reference 23000974882.


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