FAMILY tributes have been paid to a man who died after a road accident in Birkenhead.

George Robinson, 85, from Oxton, was on Borough Road when he was involved in a collision with a VW Polo at around 6.40am on Thursday, February 7.

Tragically, the 85-year-old, from Oxton, died a short time later.

In a statement, his family said: "Tragically taken from us suddenly, will be missed by all family, friends and all who knew George."

A police investigation into the collision is underway and officers are urging any witnesses to come forward.

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

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police via social media via @MerPolCC, the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.