A MAN in his 50s has been seriously injured after being hit by a car.

Police and the ambulance service have been attendance outside Langleys Interiors, in Bradford Road, since around 2pm.

A police car was controlling traffic and diverting cars around the emergency service vehicles in the road.

The man has been taken to hospital.

A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said: "We attended an RTC between a pedestrian and a vehicle.

"We got the call at 1.59pm.

"We attended with an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle.

"A man in his early 50s suffered serious injuries."