The emergency services were called to Dinorwic Road, Southport, at approximately 6:30pm tonight (Saturday July 14th 2012) following reports of a RTC.

A young boy got knocked off his scooter by a car inDinorwic Road, Birkdale,Southport.

Paramedics arrived on scene within minutes and treated the young boy at the roadside before taking him to Ormskirk Hospital with head and leg injuries.

Police have closed the road.