Two boys hospitalised following accident

Air ambulance
Air ambulance

Two young boys were rushed to hospital following an accident in Burnley this afternoon.

A 13-year-old boy been airlifted to hospital with head injuries after he collided with a car near Manchester Road.

An 11-year-old boy was also taken to hospital with a broken arm.

The accident happened on the junction of Manchester Road and Finsley Gate.

Police were called at 12-55pm and closed the road off.