Boy, 10, hit by bus in Garston named by police

Image caption Flowers have been left in Garston following the death of a 10-year-old boy hit by a bus

A 10-year-old boy who was hit and killed by a bus in the Speke area of Merseyside has been named by police.

James Greenop died following a collision with a bus on the Garston-bound carriageway of Speke Road, near the Matchworks at 12:30 BST on Tuesday.

He was taken to Alder Hey Children's Hospital but died a short time later.

Merseyside Police said the bus driver stopped at the scene and was assisting with inquiries. The force has asked for witnesses to come forward.

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