Man hit by car

Police cordon
Police cordon

A MAN has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Wigan.

Emergency services were called to Gower Street, Newtown, at 9.50am on Sunday after a car ran into a pedestrian.

He was treated at the scene and taken to Wigan Infirmary, but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

A male driver was arrested for driving offences at the scene.

Police have cordoned off the area and traffic is being directed through alternative routes.