Police, Fire & Court

Police seek witnesses to fatal Thingwall road accident

By Mary Wells

Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in the Thingwall area in the early hours of this morning.

A call was received shortly after midnight stating that a pedestrian, named as 65-year old Carole Ann Jones from Thingwall, had been in collision with a taxi on Kings Drive.

Emergency services attended and the victim was taken to hospital. She was sadly pronounced deceased later in the day.

The taxi driver stopped at the scene and is helping officers with the investigation.

CCTV and house-to-house enquiries are ongoing and specially trained family liaison officers are supporting the victim’s family at this time.

Anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to get in touch, while anyone who was in the area of Kings Drive last night and who may have witnessed the collision, or has any information which could assist the investigation, is asked to contact @MerPolTraffic on 0151 777 5747 quoting incident 0003 of 6th April

or DM Merseyside Police’s social media desk on @MerPolCC

or call 101.