Pedestrian, 82, badly injured after being hit by car in Wellingborough

A crew from Magpas attended the incident
A crew from Magpas attended the incident

A man in his 80s was seriously injured in a collision in Northampton Road, Wellingborough, yesterday (Tuesday).

The collision happened at about 6.10pm just past the Stanwell Way junction in the town.

A police spokesman said: “A white Dacia Sandero, driven by a 54-year-old woman from Wellingborough, was travelling along Northampton Road towards the junction with Queensway and Kingsway when it was in collision with a pedestrian.

“The pedestrian, an 82-year-old man from Wellingborough, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.”

Magpas doctor Simon Lewis and paramedic Alex Pearce attended the incident in one of their rapid response vehicles.

A spokesman for Magpas said: “They had been called to treat a man who had been injured in a collision between a pedestrian and a car.

“The Magpas enhanced medical team assessed the man (in his 80s) who had sustained a head injury and sedated him and placed him into a medically induced coma at the scene (providing him with A&E level care).

“The Magpas team then accompanied the patient to University Hospital Coventry via land ambulance.

“He was in a very serious but stable condition upon arrival.

“An EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew and Northamptonshire Police were also in attendance.”

Witnesses to the collision, or anyone with information, is asked to contact the Northamptonshire Police Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615, quoting incident number 458 of 5/12/17.