A man is critical in hospital following a road traffic collision in Liscard this afternoon.

At around 12.30pm, police and emergency services were called to Liscard Road to reports of a collision involving a Peugeot car and a male pedestrian.

The pedestrian was taken to hospital by air ambulance, which had landed in nearby Central Park.

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Air ambulance landed in nearby Central Park. Pic: Stephanie Michelle Jones

Enquiries continue and a road closure is in place on Liscard Road, between Parkfield Road and Ashburton Road.

Please avoid the area where possible.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any home CCTV or dashcam to assist is asked to contact Merseyside Police via @MerPolCC, call (0151) 7775747 or call 101 with reference 356.