After a 70-year-old man was hit by a taxi, a man from Salford has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Following the incident in Liverpool, the 50-year-old driver is being questioned by the police.
The collision occurred between a blue Skoda Octavia taxi and a 70-year-old male pedestrian this morning at about 1 am in Westminster Road, Kirkdale. The pedestrian was pronounced sadly dead at the scene.
Police launched an investigation into the collision. Officers are appealing for witnesses.
Roads Policing Sergeant Martin Mayne, of Merseyside Police, said: “This was a tragic event in which a man sadly lost his life, and we’re keen to gather as much evidence into the circumstances as possible.”
“It is believed that at least six members of the public kindly assisted the victim after the collision, diverting traffic and calling for an ambulance.”
“We would like to speak to any witnesses who have information or dashcam footage from the area at around 12.30 am this morning, as it could be vital to the investigation.”