Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian which occurred close to Morrisons supermarket in Grays.
The incident occurred shortly after 7.20am on Friday when a black Renault Clio hit an 81-year-old woman.
The pedestrian was taken to hospital in Basildon for treatment to ankle and hip injuries.
The driver of the car was unhurt. Anyone who saw the collision or who went to assist in the aftermath is asked to call Essex Police on 101.