An elderly couple were left with serious injuries after being knocked down in a Tesco car park.
Emergency services were called to Park Road in Toxteth at around 5.10pm to reports of a collision between a car and two pedestrians.
Witnesses said that three ambulances arrived at the scene with a number of police cars also attending.
A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said that an elderly man and woman were injured in the incident that involved a silver Ford Mondeo private hire car.
The force said: "Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm to reports that an elderly couple had been hit by a car.
"A woman is believed to have suffered a broken hip and the man has sustained a suspected broken leg.
"They were treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital.
"The car involved was a silver Ford Mondeo and the driver stopped at the scene and is assisting police with enquiries."
A cordon is now in place at the scene in the sheltered car park. Two cars are still inside the cordon, including the silver car involved in the crash.