Pensioner hit by car in Daventry

A PENSIONER has suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car in Daventry last night (Wednesday).

The 78-year-old man is currently at the John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford following the accident which took place at 10.40pm.

A white Toyota Prius was travelling along Preston Drive turning right onto Naseby Drive on the Lang Farm estate when he hit the pensioner who was crossing the road in front of the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.