Woman seriously injured after being hit by a car in York

Skeldergate Bridge looking towards Tower Street. Photograph © Google Street View
11 Oct 2015 @ 3.27 pm
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Skeldergate Bridge looking towards Tower Street. Photograph © Google Street View
Skeldergate Bridge looking towards Tower Street. Photograph © Google Street View

A woman is in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in York.

The accident happened on Skeldergate Bridge at about 12.25am on Sunday (October 11).

A black Toyota Auris, believed to be heading from Tower Street towards Skeldergate Bridge, collided with the female pedestrian on the bridge.

The pedestrian received serious injuries. A crew from York Rescue Boat were quickly on the scene to help stabilise her before the ambulance arrived.

She was taken to hospital, where she remains in a stable condition.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

Police are appealing for witnesses – contact details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Traffic Constable 17 John Kendall
Email TC Kendall
Quote reference number 12150180032