Six-year-old critical after collision

A 6 year old boy is fighting for his life after a car collided with him and his sister as they crossed a road in Wirral. It happened at 2 o'clock on Sunday afternoon on Marine Promenade.

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Boy critical after collision

Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses after a brother and sister suffered serious injuries in a road traffic collision in Wirral this afternoon. The six-year-old boy and eight-year-old girl were crossing the road a Marine Promenade when the collision occurred at 2pm.

The 65-year-old driver of the silver BMW X-Trail 4X4 stopped at the scene and is helping police with enquiries. A routine breath test was carried out, the result was negative. Both children were taken by ambulance under police escort to Alder Hey Children's Hospital.

The six-year-old boy has a serious head injury and is described as critical at this time. His sister, 8, has a fracture to her left leg and her condition is described as serious but not life-threatening. Their mother, who was with them at the time of the incident, is with them at hospital.

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