Liverpool music legend dies after tragic cycling accident
Local music legend, Alan Wills, died on Sunday night after a tragic cycling accident.
The musician, known for creating one of Liverpool’s biggest record labels, Deltasonic, suffered serious head injuries while cycling along East Prescot Road, Page Moss, at around 8.30pm on Thursday.
Tributes from those wishing to pay their respects to Mr Wills have flooded social media. Mr Wills was the drummer with Liverpool band Shack and Top, before founding his visionary label.
Former Coral guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones said:
“Alan was the first person I met who I could talk to about my brother,
the first in my whole life to tell me I was any good and always
the person I called when the things got too much.
“Alan was a beacon for people who didn’t want to be swallowed up by their past.
His future was everything, that continues in all of the people he touched,
the musicians he gave a chance to and of course Sonny.”
Merseyside Police has appealed to anyone with information to contact them.
Inspector Mike McFall, said:
would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time
and might have seen something to call police.“The information you provide could be really important for our inquiries.”
The incident took place on East Prescot Road near the junction with Ashover Avenue. If you think you can provide any information, please call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 5747
Alternatively, please contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111
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