A MAN is in a critical condition after being trapped between a car and lamppost in West Kirby.

Emergency services were called to the junction of Grange Road and Grange Old Road at around 6.25am today (Thursday) after reports a man in his 30's had become trapped in a collision.

The man was taken to hospital where his condition is described as critical.

Road closures were put in place on Grange Road between Blackhorse Hill and Gerard Road but they have since been reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Matrix Roads Policing on 0151 777 5747, Merseyside Police social media desk via twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC.

Information can also be passed on by calling 101 quoting incident reference 128 of 8/3/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.