Police searching for driver who hit 15-year-old boy and left the scene

The teenage cyclist sustained a serious injury following the collision.

Merseyside police are searching for the driver of a car who hit a 15-year-old cyclist and left the scene.

The teenager sustained a serious arm injury after a collision on Northway, a major road in Maghull, at around 8:15pm on Saturday night.

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Emergency services were called to the scene and took the boy to hospital for treatment. He is now in a stable condition.

Northway in Maghull. Image: Google

An investigation is underway to identify the driver and the vehicle to help with enquiries.

Officers are appealing for witness and drivers who were in the vicinity at that time to come forward to help with the investigation.

Sergeant Ian Cowell said: “We’re keen to speak to the driver of the vehicle to establish the details as a matter of urgency.

"If you witnessed this collision, or were passing and may have captured any dashcam footage to please come forward and we will take action.”