A PENSIONER is seriously injured in hospital after being hit by a car.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which left a man in his 70s seriously injured as a result of a collision in Darwen.

Officers were called to Railway Road at 7.30pm on November 9 as a man had been struck by a Ford Fiesta.

The pedestrian, from Great Harwood, was taken to hospital with serious head and shoulder injuries.

The driver of the Fiesta is said to have stopped at the scene but "nobody has been arrested" at present.

PC Chris Breckell, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: "This collision has left a man with some very serious injuries and my thoughts are with him and his family at this time.

"We are working to establish the full circumstances of the collision and I would ask any witnesses or anybody with dashcam or CCTV footage which could assist our investigation to contact the police."

Anybody with information is asked to email 1705@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 1360 November 9, 2021.