Man dies after city centre collision

A man, 29, has died after being involved in a collision with a car in Liverpool. Credit: ITV News Granada Reports

An investigation has been launched after a fatal collision in Liverpool.

The incident, involving a pedestrian and a vehicle, took place around 12.45am on Wapping, in the city centre, close to the Ibis hotel.

The incident happened on Wapping, Liverpool. Credit: ITV News Granada Reports

The male driver stopped at the scene and is helping police with their inquiries. The male pedestrian, 29, was taken to hospital but died of his injuries.

Police are trying to locate the male pedestrian's next of kin.

Investigators are expected to remain on the scene for some time. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police by calling 0151 777 5747.