A WOMAN was airlifted to hospital with head injuries after being hit by a car in Padiham.

The incident, involving a silver Renault Clio, happened in Church Street at the junction of Inkerman Street around 3.10pm on Wednesday.

The woman, who police described as middle-aged, also suffered a pelvic injury.

She was airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital where her condition was described as non life-threatening.

The male driver of the Renault was not seriously injured.

No arrests have been made.