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Woman knocked down by car in Canterbury left fighting for life at King's College Hospital in London

20 February 2014
by Gerry Warren

A woman is fighting for her life today after being hit by a car in Canterbury city centre last night.

She was knocked down by a Citroen C1 travelling towards Military Road in Broad Street at about 9.45pm.

The injured pedestrian was taken to King's College Hospital, in London, by land ambulance with injuries described as life threatening. She remains in hospital in a serious condition today.

The scene of the crash which left a woman fighting for her life

The scene of the crash which left a woman fighting for her life. Picture: @Kent_999s

The road was closed between the roundabout at St George's Place and the roundabout on Tourtel Road while officers from the serious collision investigation unit carried out an investigation. The road was reopened at 3.40am.

PC Claire Russell-Thomas said: "The collision happened near the city centre so it is likely other people would have been in the area at the time of the incident.

"I would urge anyone who saw the car before the collision or who witnessed the incident to contact police."

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to phone the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Kent Police by phoning 01622 798538.

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