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.