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Pedestrian 'critical' after Essex crash

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A pedestrian suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car in Essex.

The 25-year-old man was walking close to the A120 in Coggeshall, near Colchester, on Friday when he was hit by a Volkswagen Polo, police said.

An Essex Police spokeswoman said the collision happened near the junction with Tey Road.

The man, who is believed to be from the Coggeshall area, was in a critical condition, the spokeswoman added. The force has appealed for witnesses.