A YOUNG child was injured when a pram was hit by a car.
The infant was treated by ambulance services at the scene before being taken to Whiston Hospital.
Police closed the junction at Church Road and Piele Road in Haydock and motorists were asked to avoid the area for a number of hours while the emergancy services investigated.
The incident occurred at around 2pm on Wednesday when the driver of a silver BMW collided with the tot who was being pushed in a pram by a 21-year-old woman, who was later taken to Aintree Hospital.
The female motorist was also taken to Whiston Hospital.
Ambulance and police services arrived on the scene at around 2.20pm and treated the casualties for serious injuries.