Gloucestershire

Man goes through car windscreen in Stroat road accident

A 20-year-old pedestrian is being treated for a fractured skull and a broken leg after being hit by a car in the Forest of Dean.

Police said the man, from Lydney, was thrown through the windscreen of a Ford Focus on the A48 at Stroat at about 0100 BST.

He was taken to Bristol's Frenchay hospital for treatment to his injuries.

The car driver was treated for minor injuries at hospital in Gloucester. The road was closed for several hours.

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