Police have issued an urgent appeal for information after an elderly woman suffered life-changing injuries after a crash.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 90s, was hit by a black Peugeot 207 as she crossed London Road, Hadleigh, at about1.05pm on Thursday.

The woman was taken to hospital for head and leg injuries which are life-changing.

Officers spoke to a number of witnesses at the scene but need to speak to anyone who saw the crash or has dash cam footage of it and haven’t already been spoken to.

The road was closed as officers carried out investigations at the scene and police would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Essex Police on 101 quoting incident 609 of February 7 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.