Dog walker struck by car in Leyland seriously hurt

A woman who was struck by a car as she walked her dog in Lancashire has been seriously hurt.

The 51-year-old was walking on the pavement on Bent Lane, Leyland, when she was knocked down by a silver Toyota Aygo at about 14:45 GMT on Tuesday.

She was airlifted to hospital suffering multiple head and chest injuries where she remains in a serious condition.

The driver of the car was also taken to hospital where she was treated for shock.

Lancashire police said an investigation was under way to find out the cause of the collision.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is being urged to contact them.

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