Boy, 7, taken to hospital after being hit by car

A seven-year-old boy is being driven to hospital after being hit by a car, police say.

Police are at the scene in Queen Street
Police are at the scene in Queen Street

A Lancashire Police spokesman said the boy "stepped out in front of a car" on Queen Street in Preston.

He is now being taken to Royal Preston Hospital in a ambulance.

Road closures are currently in place. The Manchester road junction with Queens Street, London Road junction with Queens Street and Grimshaw Street are all currently closed.

The incident happened at around 4pm and Preston Police tweeted: "Serious RTC on Queens Street. Road closures currently in place in the area. Please find a different route for the foreseeable future."