Elderly woman in hospital after being hit by ambulance in Exeter

An elderly woman is in hospital after being hit by an ambulance while using a zebra crossing in Exeter.

The 88-year-old woman was seriously hurt as a result of the collision, which happened in Cowley Bridge Road on Friday (Nov 22) afternoon.

The ambulance was responding to an emergency call when it struck the woman on the crossing.

The woman, 88, was seriously hurt in the collision. Credit: Devon Live

She was subsequently taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital before being transferred to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police, who are investigating the collision, said she remains in stable condition.

Officers from the Exeter Roads Policing Unit are investigating the circumstances of the collision and appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Devon and Cornwall Police

In a statement, South Western Ambulance Service said they are working with the police to help with their investigation.

Following this dreadful incident on Friday afternoon, we are working closely with Devon and Cornwall Police to investigate exactly what happened.

South Western Ambulance Service

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log number 430 of 22/11/19.