A woman in her 90s remains in hospital in a "serious condition" after reportedly being hit by a car in Hitchin yesterday (Wednesday, May 31).

The incident occurred in the morning, near Asda in Queen Street, with the East of England Ambulance Service called at 10.18am and Herts police called shortly afterwards, at 10.25am.

Police officers, a road ambulance, ambulance officer vehicle, and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance all attended the scene.

The woman in her 90s, a pedestrian, was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, where she remains.

She is being treated for injuries to her head and legs, and a spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary described her as being "in a serious condition".

The driver remained at the scene and assisted officers with their enquiries.

A police spokesperson described the incident as a "serious road traffic collision", while a spokesperson for the ambulance service told us earlier today that they were called to reports that an "adult woman had been hit by a car".

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Police are investigating the incident, and would like to hear from anybody who witnessed the collision or has dash cam footage.

PC Alison Elderfield, of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I’d like to hear from anyone who witnessed this collision, or has dash cam footage of it, to get in touch with us.

“We are investigating the circumstances of the incident and any further information people may have could assist this.

“If you can help, I can be contacted directly by email via alison.elderfield@herts.police.uk.”

Information can also be reported online at herts.police.uk/report, via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact, or by calling the non-emergency number 101 and quoting ISR 234 of May 31.