ONE person was taken to hospital in a serious condition after a car ploughed into pedestrians.

The serious crash on Church Street in Malvern has left multiple people hurt.

West Mercia Police do not believe the incident was deliberate.

Church Street remains closed to all traffic and police do not expect it to reopen until 6pm.

A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: "We are currently in attendance at a serious collision on Church Street in Malvern. 

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"Shortly after midday we were called following a report that a vehicle had struck a number of pedestrians.

"Multiple people were injured.

"The extent of injuries are not yet known, however, one has been taken to hospital in a serious condition.

"Enquiries into the collision will be carried out however, at this stage, it does not appear that it was deliberate.

"The road will remain closed until at least 6pm. Please continue to avoid the area and find an alternative route."