A pensioner has who was knocked down in St Helens has sadly died in hospital.
At 12.15pm, Police were called to Dentons Green Lane to reports of a collision between a Renault Clio and a pedestrian.
Following a road traffic collision in St Helens earlier today, the pedestrian has sadly been pronounced deceased.
He is a 72-year-old man from St Helens.
His next of kin have been made aware and are being supported by specialist officers.
The road will be reopened shortly and we thank road users for their patience while the investigation is carried out.
We are continuing to appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any CCTV or dashcam footage which may assist to contact @MerPolCC or 101 quoting log 377.