A man in his 40s has been hospitalised with serious injuries after being struck by a car near Lister Hospital in Stevenage.

Police were called to North Road just before 5am this morning (May 11) following a collision between a Suzuki car and a pedestrian.

The road was closed for a number of hours but has since reopened.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Police said: “Police were called at 4.40am today to reports of a road traffic collision on North Road, Stevenage.

“A black Suzuki car and a pedestrian were involved.

“Officers and the East of England Ambulance Service attended.

“The pedestrian, a man aged in his 40s, was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

“The driver remained at the scene to assist officers.

“The road remains closed at this time while investigations are carried out.

“Any witnesses to the incident are asked to call 101 quoting ISR 63 of May 11.”

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