Pedestrian hit by car in Fareham crash with busy road blocked both ways

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A PEDESTRIAN has been hit by a car.

Hampshire police said the incident happened in Highlands Road in Fareham at 8.43am.

There were delays after the incident and the road is blocked, a traffic monitoring Twitter account said.

Romanse tweeted: ‘Both directions blocked on Highlands Road due to an incident near Gudge Heath Lane, delays on Gudge Heath Lane building.’

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Paramedics said the incident happened in nearby Blackbrook Road.

Highlands Road in Fareham at the junction with Gudge Heath Lane. Picture: Google

Highlands Road in Fareham at the junction with Gudge Heath Lane. Picture: Google

A police spokeswoman said: ‘We were called at 8.43am to reports of a collision on Highlands Road involving a car and a pedestrian.

‘The pedestrian suffered a minor injury and has been taken to hospital.’

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A South Central Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: ‘We were called this morning at 8.33am to Blackbrook Road to a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a car.

‘We had an ambulance crew on scene assessing one patient for non life threatening injuries.  Following treatment at the scene by our crews the patient was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital.’