Police were called to Queensland Street in Edge Hill at around 9:20 p.m. on Wednesday to report that a car was involved in an accident with parked cars and caught on fire.
Officers also received calls that a large group of people had also gathered on the street.
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Photos taken at the scene showed a car that had crashed in front of a house and was badly damaged.
Debris was visible on the ground and the front and the sides of the car appeared to be the most damaged.
Video taken by an eyewitness also shows the car engulfed in flames.
When ECHO visited the scene, around eight police vehicles were in the street, including two police vans.
One resident told ECHO residents living nearby that they had experienced “weeks” of anti-social behavior and felt they were “being persecuted”.
Patrols were dispatched to the scene and the large group dispersed.
A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of drunkenness and disorder.
They added that no one was injured.
Police said patrols would remain in the area and investigations were ongoing.
A force spokesperson told ECHO: ‘We can confirm that officers were present at Queensland Street, Edge Hill, this evening, Wednesday October 20, following reports of a large rally. of people on the street.
“Officers were contacted at 9:20 pm to report that a car had collided with parked cars and set on fire.
“There are no reports of people injured.
“Patrols have been dispatched to the scene and the large group has now dispersed.
“A man was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly.
“Patrols remain in the area and investigations are ongoing. “
Anyone with information can send a DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK to 0800 555 111 citing the log 1035 out of 20 e October.
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