A SIX-year-old has been air lifted to hospital after being in a collision with a car.

The schoolboy was been taken to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital following the incident in Duck Street, Clitheroe shortly after 4.15pm today.

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said: “The boy has suffered abrasions to his head and face and also a suspected broken leg.”

The driver of the Ford Focus suffered no injuries.