Pedestrian knocked down near Gloucester roundabout

A 19-year-old man is in hospital with serious head injuries after being struck by a car on the A417 near Gloucester.

The accident happened just before midnight on Thursday close to the roundabout on Over Causeway.

The man was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, then moved to Frenchay in Bristol where his condition is said to be possibly life-threatening.

The 30-year-old driver of the car - a blue Volkswagen Passat - was uninjured.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision, which happened at about 2350 BST.

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