A two-year-old child has been rushed to hospital with a serious head injury after falling out of a window in Birkenhead.

The incident occurred in the early hours of this morning on Derby Road.

A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: "We were called to a house in Birkenhead in the early hours of today (Thursday July 30) to reports a boy had fallen from a second floor window.

"Emergency services attended a house on Derby Road at about 12.25am and the boy, aged two, was taken to hospital for treatment to a serious head injury.

"His condition is described as stable and is not believed to be life-threatening.

"Officers are speaking with the family and conducting house-to-house enquiries in the local area to establish the circumstances."