Two pedestrians have been hit by a car in Blackburn.

Police have closed off a large section of King Street since just before 8pm after the crash.

Several police cars are at the scene.

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A police spokesman said: "Two pedestrians are being treated at the scene.

"Road closures are currently in place from Montague Street to St Wilfrids school.

"Please avoid the area and be patient with us."

The road is expected to be closed for some time.

A passerby said: "I hope those involved are not too badly hurt.

"It looks really bad, there's a lot of police cars."