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Witness appeal following serious RTC in Birkenhead, Wirral

News   •   Feb 07, 2019 10:19 GMT

We are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in Birkenhead this morning, Thursday 7 February.

At around 6.40am, emergency services were called to Borough Road, close to Birkenhead News Off Licence to reports of a collision involving a male pedestrian in his 80s and a VW Polo.

The pedestrian has been taken to hospital for assessment of his condition, which is described as serious.

The driver of the Polo stopped at the scene and is assisting with enquiries. There is a road closure in place on both sides of Borough Road as the investigation continues and people are asked to avoid the area where possible.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any dashcam or CCTV footage is asked to call our Roads Policing Unit on (0151) 7775747, or you can call 101 with reference 116.