Man seriously ill in hospital after being hit by car near Todmorden

A MAN was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in the early hours of today.

The man - believed to be in his 30s - was struck by a black Vauxhall Vectra on Rochdale Road in Walsden, near Todmorden, at 1.31am.

He was taken to Oldham Hospital with head injuries and multiple fractures.

Anyone who witnessed the accident or has information that might help police should call the Western Area Roads Policing Unit via 101.