Boy, 6, dies after being hit by van in West Derby

A six-year-old boy has died after being hit by a van in Liverpool.

The boy was struck while on Leyfield Road, West Derby, close to the junction with Hampton Court Road at about 15:25 BST.

Police and paramedics attended and he received treatment at the scene but died from his injuries shortly after.

Leyfield Road was closed for a time while inquiries were carried out but has since reopened. Police have asked for any witnesses to contact them.

Related Topics

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites