Teen wanted in connection with fatal road collision

A male has been arrested in connection with this incident and Merseyside Police has requested the removal of identifiable details of the arrested person as it may adversely affect any potential prosecution case. He is currently in police custody being questioned by officers.

Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help find [REDACTED] who is wanted in connection with a fatal road collision in Morgan Mews on Thursday 13 April 2023.

At around 9pm it was reported that the driver of a black Audi S8 car had collided with a man and then crashed into a house on Morgan Mews. The driver of the car then made off on foot.

Paramedics attended where the man now known as 63-year-old David Francis from Litherland was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into this incident remains ongoing and detectives now want to speak with 17-year-old [REDACTED] who they suspect has information which they believe could be vital to their investigation.

[REDACTED] is described as a white male, 5ft, 6in tall with brown hair and brown eyes.

He is known to live and frequent the Netherton and Litherland areas.

Detective Chief Inspector Andrew McCourt said, “I am appealing to anyone who has information regarding this investigation to come forward, particularly anyone who has not yet spoken to police and knows this boy or saw the incident take place on Morgan Mews.

“Furthermore we believe [REDACTED] could hold vital information to our continuing enquiries and are appealing to the public to assist us in locating him.

“This was a horrific and reckless incident that has left a family with a devastating loss.

“We are determined to find the person responsible and bring them to justice.

“Please contact police as a matter of urgency with any information that may assist our investigations and help bring justice for David and his family and friends.”

If you see [REDACTED] or hold any information, contact Merseyside Police via @MerPolCC on Twitter, ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook, with reference 23000314332.

You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or contact them via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information

Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.

Image: Merseyside Police

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