Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car in Colne

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A woman in her 50s has been hit by a car in Colne.

Emergency services were called to Venables Avenue this afternoon.

Police said a pedestrian was “in collision with a Daewoo Matiz” and that they were called by the ambulance service.

A North West Ambulance spokesman said: “We got a call at 3-26pm and were on scene by 3-35pm. On scene was a rapid response vehicle, an air ambulance and a road ambulance as well.

“It has been suggested the female patient has got a head injury, but the crew on scene have said it is minor.

“She has been taken by road ambulance to Burnley General Hospital.”