Pensioner hit by car in Chatham

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Police are asking the public to come forward with information after a woman in her 80s was hit by a car in Chatham on Friday.

Officers were called to Maidstone Road at the junction with Watson Avenue to find the woman with serious injuries after being hit by a silver Ford Focus. She was taken to a London hospital.

The road was closed for some time while Kent Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service dealt with the incident.

Anyone with information can call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 or email quoting reference RY/GD/161/17.