Woman in her 20s killed after being hit by police car in Liverpool on Christmas Eve | The Sun

A WOMAN has been killed after being hit by a police car in Liverpool on Christmas Eve.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at Sheil Road in Kensington, around 8.10pm last night following reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a cop car.

Police confirmed that a woman in her 20s has died following the incident.

Cops said in a statement that the woman’s next of kin have been informed.

Her family are currently being supported by specially trained officers.

While a formal identification is yet to take place, the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) have been informed and have attended the scene.

Merseyside police are now urging for anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward.

As well as appealing for witnesses, anyone with CCTV and dash camera footage which may assist the investigation should contact officers.

People at the scene recall seeing "a load of police" around the area, but were unsure of what has happened.

One person said: "It's horrific. It's Christmas Eve. Whatever it is it looks bad. It's heartbreaking."

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While another said that they had gone out for the evening and came back to see the cordon.

They said that they "dread to think what has happened. It's so sad to see."

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