VIDEO: Watch as woman is airlifted after car ploughs into St Annes shoppers

This is the moment a 42-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car earlier.

She was hit after a black Mercedes ploughed into a crowd - including schoolchildren - outside the Spar in Whalley Place, St Annes.

Bollards were scattered as the car drove through them in what is believed to have been an accident

Bollards were scattered as the car drove through them in what is believed to have been an accident

A schoolgirl, thought to be in her early teens, hurt her leg diving out the way. The car's driver, a man in his 80s, was also treated.

No arrests were made.

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The car came to a stop outside a Chinese takeaway

The car came to a stop outside a Chinese takeaway