Boy on bike dies after being hit by bus in Merseyside

A 12-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a bus while on his bicycle in Merseyside.

The child was taken to hospital after the accident at the junction of Prescot Road and Stanley Street in Fairfield at 18:35 BST on Tuesday.

He was pronounced dead at Alder Hey Hospital earlier and his family have been informed.

The driver of the bus is helping investigators with their inquiries, police said.

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