Pensioner suffers ‘potentially life-threatening’ injuries in Dominion Road collision

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A PENSIONER suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in Dominion Road, Worthing, last night (Thursday, July 27).

A 51-year-old man from Hurstpierpoint was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after the collision with the 87-year-old woman at 6.50pm.

The woman was on or near a pedestrian crossing, close to the junction of the B2223 Dominion Road with Southdownview Road.

She suffered serious injuries, including multiple fractures, and was taken to Southampton General Hospital.

A local woman, she is in a critical but stable condition.

The car involved was a silver Ford Focus estate, whose driver was unhurt.

He was bailed until October 23 while enquiries continue.

Anyone who saw the collision or either party involved just prior to it occurring is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email, quoting Operation Foxcote.


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