UPDATE: Broadwater Road collision victim remains in critical condition

A PEDESTRIAN who suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision in Broadwater on Saturday evening remains in a critical condition in hospital.

The 36-year-old man suffered serious head injuries when he was hit by a car in Broadwater Road at 8.25pm.

The scene of the collision, in Broadwater Road. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The scene of the collision, in Broadwater Road. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

He was crossing the dual carriageway on foot, 70 metres south of the Cecilian Avenue junction, when a silver Citroen C3 collided with him.

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, before being transferred to Southampton General Hospital for specialist treatment.

He is in a critical condition. The driver, a 31-year-old woman from Lancing, was unhurt.

The road was closed southbound until 11pm, while police carried out their investigations.

Police are appealing for witnesses to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting Operation Hawthorns.