Police are currently in attendance at a serious road traffic collision on Victoria Road, Fenton.
Emergency services were called to the location, outside Fenton Baptist Church, at approximately 6pm tonight, Friday (New Year’s Day).
The collision involved a black car and a male pedestrian. The pedestrian has been taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital with serious head injuries. His condition is described as critical.
The female driver of the vehicle was uninjured.
Victoria Road has been closed from William Street to the roundabout in order for a detailed examination of the scene to take place.
An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is now underway and witnesses are asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 839 of January 1.
Motorists are advised to avoid the Victoria Road area and seek an alternative route.