Woman, 97, in serious condition after being hit by a car in Elmstead

Woman, 97, in serious condition at Colchester General Hospital

Woman, 97, in serious condition at Colchester General Hospital - Credit: Su Anderson

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 97-year-old woman was struck by a car in Elmstead leaving her with serious injuries.

The woman was hit by a blue Ford Fiesta in Colchester Road at around 3.30pm.

She was taken by ambulance to Colchester General Hospital where her condition is serious but stable.

The driver of the car, a 20-year-old man from Brightlingsea, has been reported by Essex Police for careless driving and it is being decided whether he will be taken to court.

Any witnesses should contact Pc Allan Discombe at Stanway Road policing unit on 101.

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