A MAN is in a critical condition after he was found injured on a main road in Droitwich last night.

West Mercia Police were called to the A38 Copcut Elm at 11.40pm after a pedestrian was seen on the carriageway.

On arrival, officers found the injured man who appeared to have been hit by a vehicle.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene, before being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, where he is in a critical condition.

His next of kin have been informed.

The road was closed until 5.05am today to allow for a full examination of the scene.

Witnesses to the incident are asked to call police on 101, quoting 749-S-0609.