POLICE can confirm that emergency services are in Seaforth following a serious RTC this evening, Tuesday 18 February.

At 5.50pm, we were called to reports of a collision between a bus and a female pedestrian at the junction of Church Road and Seaforth Road.

The pedestrian was taken by ambulance to hospital in a critical condition. The bus driver stopped to assist with enquiries.

Officers remain on the scene to carry out an initial investigation and a road closure is in place in both directions. Please avoid the area if possible.

If you witnessed this incident, please call ‪(0151) 7775747‬ with reference 743, or you can pass info via @MerPolCC or 101.

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