Man critical after being hit by car on Merseyside

A 44-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a car on Merseyside.

The man was hit by a Fiat Punto at the junction of Smith Street and Kirkdale Road in Kirkdale, at about 21:15 BST on Wednesday, Merseyside Police said.

He was taken to hospital where his condition was described as critical.

The female driver of the car stopped at the scene. Merseyside Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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