TWO children have been hit by a car in Church Stretton, with emergency services at the scene.

West Mercia Police urged drivers to avoid the area, and West Midlands Ambulance Service was also at the scene, in Sandford Avenue.

The ambulance service said crews were still at scene at 5pm, but were initially called at 3.31pm on Wednesday.

A spokesperson said the service was called to reports of a crash between a car and two pedestrians, with two ambulances and a paramedic officer sent to the scene.

They confirmed both patients were children.

West Mercia Police officers added: "Police are dealing with an RTC in Sandford Avenue, Church Stretton, two children struck by car.

"Please avoid the area whilst we deal with the incident."

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