Elderly Horsham woman seriously hurt in accident

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following serious injury to a 70-year-old woman from Horsham who was in collision with a car whilst crossing Wimblehurst Road, Horsham on Saturday.

The local woman was crossing south to north of the road at around 10.45am when a blue Vauxhall Corsa driven by a 21-year-old woman collided with her.

The elderly pedestrian was taken by air ambulance to St Georges Hospital, Tooting with serious head and leg injuries.

The car driver was uninjured.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Sussex Police via 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Fermoy.