AN 11-year-old boy is in a serious but stable condition after being hit by a bus in Neston.

Emergency services were called at around 3.30pm on Friday following reports of a collision involving a pedestrian on Liverpool Road near its junction with Drake Road.

Paramedics attended the scene and a boy was airlifted to hospital with suspected head injuries.

In an update from Cheshire Police today, they say that the boy is currently in a serious but stable condition at Alder Hey Hospital.

Area managing director of Arriva Merseyside Howard Farrell, said: “One of our buses was involved in an incident in Neston in which a child was injured.

"Our thoughts clearly are with the child involved and their family.

"Police are carrying out investigations and we are in close contact with the emergency services.”