Worthing couple hurt in collision

POLICE have said a couple from Worthing who were injured in a collision were lucky not to be more seriously hurt.

The man and woman were struck by a car as they crossed a pedestrian crossing in Petersfield Road, Havant, Hampshire, at about 2pm on Sunday, Both were taken to the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth. The 55-year-old man was treated for foot injuries and released, while the 48-year-old woman was being given treatment for a broken collarbone. The driver, a 20-year-old woman from Hampshire, was not injured.

Police have asked for witnesses to the incident to contact them. PC Scott Davison, the investigating officer, said: “We are interested in hearing from anyone who may have been in the area just before or at the time of the incident.

“The pedestrians involved in this collision were fortunate not to receive more serious injuries.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Davison at roads policing unit by calling 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.