Woman, 81, dies after she was hit by car 'crossing road to gAn 81-year old woman died after being hit by a car on a busy road.
The woman, from Huyton, died after being taken to Whitson Hospital the Liverpool Echo reports.
A neighbour of the deceased woman said that she lived on Tarbock Road and had been visiting his house across the street not long before the accident, around 6pm.
She had been crossing the street to her husband, who was on the other side, when she was hit by a car early this evening, he said.
The neighbour, who did not want to be named, said the woman had lived on the west side of the street for ''50 years or more.''
Police closed off traffic on the road to investigate the incident. A Mitsubishi 4x4 with damage to the front was visible behind a police cordon.
It is understood the driver is helping police with their enquiries. The road remained closed at 9pm this evening.