Northampton

Elderly Rushden woman hit by lorry

A 74-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries when she was hit by a lorry in Northamptonshire.

The incident happened in Bedford Road, Rushden, near to the junction with May Dicks Road shortly before 1100 GMT on Monday.

As the woman was crossing the road she was hit by a green delivery lorry.

She was taken to Kettering General Hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries a Northamptonshire Police spokeswoman said.

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