A MAN in his 80s has died after being hit by a car in Birkenhead.

Emergency services were called at around 6.40am yesterday following reports a male pedestrian had been involved in a collision with a VW Polo nearby Birkenhead News and Off Licence.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries.

A police road closure was in place on both sides of Borough Road until 4.30pm.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact @MerPolCC, the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747 or @CrimestoppersUK.