Man dies after suspected stolen car crash in Wirral


A man has died after a suspected stolen car crashed and flipped onto its roof minutes after being spotted by Merseyside Police .

Brandon Griffin, 21, had been critically injured in the crash near Victoria Park, Rock Ferry on Sunday morning.

The Liverpool and Wirral Coroner’s office today confirmed a report of his death had been passed to them. The other occupant of the vehicle, a 26-year-old man remains in stable condition.

The accident happened at around 8.40am, a suspected stolen Vauxhall Vectra was sighted on Bebington Road, heading towards Birkenhead where it was involved in a collision

The IPCC today confimred they were investigating the fatal crash. A spokesperson said: “Following a referral from Merseyside Police, IPCC investigators were deployed to the scene on Sunday. The IPCC investigation will look at the actions of Merseyside Police prior to the collision. All police officers involved are currently being treated as witnesses.”