A MAN has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in Rainbow Hill last night (Thursday).

The man, who is in his 20s, was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital with potentially serious injuries.

Police and ambulances were at the scene and the road was closed off for about an hour following the crash near the roundabout by Bridge Inn at 6.25pm.

Here's how we reported the crash

A police officer at the scene said the man had been skateboarding when he was hit by the car.

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) sent two ambulance and a paramedic officer to Rainbow Hill.

A WMAS spokesman said: "We were called to reports of a collision between a car and pedestrian on Rainbow Hill at 6.25pm last night.

"We sent two ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, who was treated for potentially serious injuries before being taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital."

A West Mercia Police spokeswoman said: "Officers were called to Rainbow Hill, Worcester at 6.35pm on Thursday 18 November to reports of a collision.

"The incident involved a car and a pedestrian and the road was closed while emergency services responded.

"The pedestrian was taken to hospital."