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Pensioner, 80, suffered serious head injuries after being hit by car in Barton Hill Drive, Minster

By John Nurden

Police are appealing for information after an elderly pedestrian was seriously injured in Minster, Sheppey.

The man, in his 80s, was hit by a black Kia Cee’d in Barton Hill Drive at 1.40pm on Saturday.

The crash happened near the junction with Sanspareil Avenue.

Scene of crash: Barton Hill Drive junction with Sansparel Avenue. Picture: Google
Scene of crash: Barton Hill Drive junction with Sansparel Avenue. Picture: Google

The pensioner, who had been walking, received a serious head injury and was taken to a London hospital for treatment. He remains in hospital.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit want to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision.

If you were there, and have not yet spoken to police, call 01622 798538 quoting DB/MS/154/17 or email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk.

The road was closed by police as the man was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Fire crews were also present.

Traffic was turned away at the junction with Minster Road and diverted either down Parsonage Chase or through the Harps estate.

Police road block. File photo.
Police road block. File photo.
Barton Hill Drive, Minster
Barton Hill Drive, Minster

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