A TODDLER was taken to hospital in a 'serious' condition after being hit by a car yesterday (October 20).

The incident occurred at around 5.30pm on Cowm Park Way South, Whitworth, when a Ford Focus collided with the boy, aged two, who was taken to hospital by ambulance.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "We were called at around 5.30pm yesterday to reports of a collision between a child and a Nissan Juke on Cowm Park Way South.

"The child has been taken to hospital by ambulance in a serious condition. No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing into the incident.

"Anybody who witnessed it or has dashcam footage and has not yet been spoken to by police or is asked to call 101, quoting log 1137 of October 20th."