Woman and two children airlifted to hospital after being hit by car

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A woman and two young children were seriously injured when they were hit by a car near a coastal holiday park.

Police said the incident took place shortly before 5.20pm on Friday near the Unity Farm Holiday Centre, at Brean Sands, north Somerset, UK.

The woman and the children all suffered serious injuries in the collision.

The woman has been airlifted to Southmead Hospital and the two children have been airlifted to Bristol Children's Hospital.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said: "A number of roads have been closed while our inquiries continue.

"These include Coast Road, South Road and Hurn Lane. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact us immediately."

A spokeswoman for the holiday park said: "All we know is that there has been an accident outside the resort. We don't have any more information."