Road closed after 10-year-old boy in traffic accident

Thatto Heath Road, Photo: Google Maps
Thatto Heath Road, Photo: Google Maps
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A main road in St Helens is closed this evening after a boy of 10 was injured in a traffic accident.

Thatto Heath Road, at the junction of Springfield Road, remains closed tonight.

A 10-year-old boy has been taken to Alder Hey Hospital after the accident, which police say occurred just after 3.40pm.

On social media police said: "We're carrying out investigations & witness statements at the scene. A 10 year-old boy has been taken to Alder Hey Hospital."

Anyone with information is urged to call 101 contact @MerPolCC on Twitter.