AN 11-year-old boy is in a 'critical but stable' condition in hospital with a head injury after he was involved in a collision with a car in Borough Road, Birkenhead on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 3.20pm to reports that the child, who was on a bike at the time, had been involved in a collision with a Mercedes car.

He was airlifted to hospital with a head injury and remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the car, a man in his 50s, remained at scene assisting officers with their continued investigation.

A police investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone with dash cam footage that could help is asked to DM @MerPolCC or call 101 quoting 19100477552.