Stoke & Staffordshire

Pedestrian hit by car in Stoke-on-Trent critically ill

An elderly pedestrian who was hit by a car in Stoke-on-Trent is in a critical condition in hospital.

She was struck by a grey Seat Ibiza in Weston Coyney at about 1640 BST on Tuesday, police said.

The car was going along Weston Coyney Road towards Sutherland Road, near to its junction with Farnworth Road.

The woman was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire. The road was closed for three hours while investigators examined the scene.

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