A WOMAN has been left with serious head injuries after a crash of a busy Winchester road.

A 79-year-old pedestrian was rushed to Southampton General Hospital after being hit by a car in St Cross Road, Winchester, at 2.50pm on Saturday. The crash happened between the Bell Inn pub and the junction with Mead Road.

It involved a Vauxhall Corsa, which was travelling towards Winchester city centre.

The woman is still being treated in hospital but the driver of the Corsa, a 20-year-old man from Winchester, was not injured.

PC Paul Blum said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to come forward and speak to us. If you saw what happened and haven’t already spoken to us, please get in touch.”

Anyone who has any information about the collision should contact police on 101 quoting reference 44170311290.