Liverpool

Woman, 82, dies after being hit by car in Wavertree

An 82-year-old woman has died after she was struck by a car in Liverpool.

Police said the woman was on Mimosa Road, Wavertree, when she was hit by a silver-coloured Vauxhall Vectra at about 2010 BST on Thursday.

She was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where she later died.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is helping police with their inquiries. Anyone who witnessed the crash is being urged to contact police.

Mimosa Road was cordoned off to allow collision investigation work but it was reopened shortly after midnight.

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