A MAN in his 20s suffered a broken leg after being hit by a car in Waterside.

The road is currently closed and Evesham Police are asking drivers to take an alternative route via the High Street or Coopers Lane after a crash in Waterside.

The man is currently on his way to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

A West Mercia Police spokesman said: "Police were called to a report of a crash between a pedestrian and a green Mazda on Waterside, Evesham around 1.40pm this afternoon.

"Ambulance service have also attended to treat a man in his 20s with a suspected fractured leg.

"Any witnesses are asked to contact police on 101 and quote incident number 363s of 3 January."