POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a road crash in Rayleigh which has left an elderly woman seriously injured in hospital.
The collision happened when a black Kia Rio struck the female pedestrian on Teignmouth Drive shortly after 12.30pm on Thursday, 16 August.
The 76-year-old local woman was conveyed by paramedics to Southend University Hospital where she is currently in a stable condition after sustaining serious head injuries.
The car driver, a 26-year-old local woman, was uninjured but was treated at the scene by paramedics for shock.
A section of the road was closed for approximately five hours while forensic collision investigators carried out their enquiries.
Anyone with information in connection with this road crash is urged to contact Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or they can email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org