A woman in her 80s has been airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car at a retail park in Leighton Buzzard.

Emergency services were called to the KFC car park at the Grovebury Retail Park at around 4.40pm on Monday 30 December.

The woman remains in a critical condition in hospital, while Bedfordshire Police say the driver of the vehicle involved is co-operating with them.

“This is a tragic incident and hugely distressing for the family of the woman involved.

Sergeant James Wood, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit

Witnesses have been asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 284 of 30 December.