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Girl, 6, left lying in the road after electric bike hit and run

A six-year-old girl was left lying in the road after a hit and run involving an electric bike.

Merseyside Police rushed to Windsor Road in Tuebrook at around 6pm on Friday, March 4, following reports of a crash.

Once at the scene officers found a six-year-old girl had been hit by an electric bike, which fled from the scene

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The girl was taken to hospital with a head injury and is currently in a serious but stable condition.

An investigation is underway and CCTV and witness enquiries are being carried out in the area.

Chief Inspector Jay Crellin said: “I would appeal to anyone who was travelling in the area of Newsham Park area towards Muirhead Avenue who thinks they captured something on their dashcam, anyone who witnessed the collision or believes they saw the bike travelling in the Tuebrook area to contact us.

“Off-road bikes, particularly when ridden in an antisocial manner, are capable of causing injury both to the riders and to other people and are not permitted to be ridden on roads and pavements.



Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident as they believe he could have vital information.

“I would urge people to think carefully before purchasing such machines.”

Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident as they believe he could have vital information.

Chier Inspector Crellin said: “I would also appeal for the male pictured to come forward as we believe he has information which is vital to our investigation.”

Merseyside Police closed Windsor Road in both directions following the crash, with no vehicles being able to enter or exit the street.



Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident as they believe he could have vital information.
Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident as they believe he could have vital information.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information which could assist the investigation is asked to DM @MerPolTraffic or call @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 quoting log 760 of 4 th March.

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