Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision in Everton yesterday evening, Wednesday 4 April 2018.
At around 6.15pm, a report was received that a red Toyota Yaris car, had been involved in a collision with a seven-year-old girl pedestrian on Dacy Road.
The girl was taken to hospital for treatment for a serious head injury and is described as being in a critical condition.
The driver was uninjured and stopped at the scene.
Officers cordoned off the road to allow enquiries to be carried out and closures were in place on Dacy Road so the full circumstances of the incident could be established.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw anything suspicious that could help is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC. You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 860 of 4 April or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.