Man dies after being hit by car in Rishton, Lancashire

A man has died after he was hit by a car on a Lancashire road.

The man, who police said was in his 60s, suffered serious head and leg injuries as he crossed High Street, Rishton, at 17:00 BST.

He was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital in a critical condition and died a short time later, police said.

The driver of the car, which is thought to have been a white Vauxhall Nova, is being treated in hospital. Officers are trying to contact the victim's family.

Sgt Dave Hogarth said: "We are still working to establish exactly what has happened but we believe the white Vauxhall Nova car involved was travelling along High Street towards Blackburn when the collision occurred."

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