Boy dies after falling from top of multi-storey car park in Liverpool
Boy, 15, dies after falling from the top of multi-storey car in park in Liverpool
- Incident happened on Hanover Street, Liverpool at 8.25pm on Saturday night
- The 15-year-old boy fell from the roof of a car park and died at the scene
- His death is not believed to be suspicious and police have informed family
A 15-year-old boy has died after he fell from the roof of a multi-storey car park in Liverpool on Saturday night.
The tragic incident happened on Hanover Street in the city centre at 8.25pm.
Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to the scene in Liverpool city centre last night following reports a male had fallen from the roof of a car park.
A 15-year-old boy died after he fell from the roof of a multi-storey car park on Hanover Street in Liverpool on Saturday night. Pictured: Hanover Street, Liverpool (file photo)
Today police confirmed the teenager died at the scene despite the efforts of paramedics to save him.
His family has been informed of his death although the boy has not yet been formally identified.
The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been sent to the coroner.
A Merseyside police spokesman told the Liverpool Echo: ‘We can confirm that a 15-year-old boy from Liverpool has died after falling from a car park on Hanover Street in Liverpool City Centre last night (Saturday, 3 October).
Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to the scene at 8.25pm but the teenager died shortly afterwards despite the efforts of paramedics to save him (file photo)
‘Emergency services were called to a car park on Hanover Street at 8.25pm following reports that a male had fallen from the car park, but sadly despite their best efforts he was pronounced dead a short time later.
‘The death is not believed to be suspicious and a file has been sent to the Coroner.
‘Next of kin have been spoken to and specialist officers are supporting the family at this tragic time.
‘Formal identification is still to take place.’
Hanover Street was cordoned off on Saturday night and diversions were put in place while emergency services attended the scene.
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