Pedestrian in her 70s in hospital after village crash involving HGV

A pedestrian in her 70s was airlifted to hospital after a crash which involved an HGV in Streatley, near Barton-le-Clay

A pedestrian in her 70s was airlifted to hospital after a crash which involved an HGV in Streatley, near Barton-le-Clay - Credit: Google Earth

A pedestrian in her 70s has been seriously injured after a crash near the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire border which involved an HGV.

Police in Bedfordshire said a woman in her 70s was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge after a crash in Streatley, near Barton-le-Clay on Thursday, July 28.

The incident took place at around 9.10am near the junction between Sundon Road and Sharpenhoe Road in the village.

A police spokesperson said the woman was in a "serious but stable" condition after the incident.

Sergeant Steve Andrews, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit, said: "We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to contact us as soon as possible to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident.

"If you live or work around the area and have any dashcam footage of the incident or leading up to the incident, please get in touch."

The force spokesperson said reports can be filed online (https://www.beds.police.uk/) or by phone on 101, quoting Operation Snake.