Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Portsmouth police car knocks down woman

A woman who was hit by a police car in Portsmouth has been seriously injured.

Hampshire Police said the 32-year-old pedestrian was injured just before 22:00 GMT on Sunday.

Police responding to a burglary were travelling along Eastern Road, close to the junction with Hayling Avenue.

The woman was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth and police have cordoned off the scene of the accident. Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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