Man hit by car in Kettering's town centre

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious incident in Kettering's town centre.

A man was hit by a car in Gold Street, near Boots, just after 1pm today (Tuesday).

The scene of the crash.

The scene of the crash.

A police spokesman said the victim has suffered "serious leg injuries".

A nearby shopkeeper said he heard a "loud bang" and "lots of screaming". The victim is understood to be in his 50s.

Police and paramedics were at the scene and the air ambulance landed in the Meadow Road park.

The victim has been taken to University Hospital Coventry to be treated.

The air ambulance has landed in Meadow Road.

The air ambulance has landed in Meadow Road.

The Serious Collision Investigation Unit is investigating and on Twitter Corby's police team urged anyone with mobile phone footage to email it to force.control@northants.pnn.police.uk.

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 253 of today's date.