A ten-year-old schoolboy involved in a traffic accident in Merseyside yesterday has died of his injuries, police have confirmed. The incident happened at about 4.30pm when a black Ford Puma car was in collision with the youngster on Abingdon Road, Walton.
Emergency services were called and the boy was taken to hospital where he sadly died this morning.
The driver stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquires.
Detective Sergeant Amy Murray said: “Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of the boy who has sadly lost his life following a road collision yesterday.
“The family are being supported by our specially trained liaison officers, and we have launched an investigation into his death.
“I urge anyone who witnessed or has information on this incident to please contact us.
“Alternatively, if you were driving in the vicinity I ask that you please check your dashcam footage for anything that have captured something which will assist in the investigation the incident.
“Every piece information or footage could be vital in establishing what happened.”
Witnessed the collision or captured anything on CCTV or dashcam are being asked to contact SCIU on (0151) 777 5747, or email SCIU@merseyside.police.uk.
Alternatively DM @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 23000333448.