Pensioner Critical After Being Hit By Car

A man's in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Poole.

The 77-year-old from Poole was knocked down at 6.54pm on Saturday October 297th West Street at the junction with New Orchard. He was struck by a Ford Focus driven by a 47-year-old man, and suffered life-threatening injuries.

The pensioner was taken to Poole Hospital, then later transferred to Southampton General hospital where police say his condition is critical.

No-one's been arrested.