A 60-YEAR-old man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle.

The incident happened near to the Toll Bar Business Park in Newchurch Road, Stacksteads at 7.10pm last night.

The man has been taken to Manchester Royal Hospital with a fractured ankle, a fractured head and cuts to the back of his head.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

Newchurch Road was closed for over an hour whilst the man received treatment and investigation works were carried out.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.