UPDATE: Woman in hospital with serious injuries following collision on Portsmouth road

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A 32-YEAR-OLD woman suffered serious injuries after she was hit by a car on a Portsmouth road this morning.

Emergency services were called around 7.30am following the incident at the junction of Kingston Crescent and London Road.

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It prompted the closure of Kingston Crescent eastbound between the M275 and London Road.

The left lane remained closed to traffic for most of the morning, but all lane closures have now been lifted.

A South Central Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: ‘We got a call at 7.32am this morning to the junction of Kingston Crescent and London Road.

‘It was a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a car.

‘We sent a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and an ambulance officer, and they were assisting and treating a female in her 30s, for serious but non-life threatening head and leg injuries.

‘She was treated at the scene by our crews and taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital.’

A Hampshire Constabulary spokeswoman said: ‘Police were called by South Central Ambulance Service at 7.35am today, October 2 to a report of a car hitting a pedestrian on Kingston Crescent, Portsmouth.

‘The pedestrian, a woman aged 32, has been transported to Queen Alexandra Hospital with serious injuries to her legs and head.

‘Kingston Crescent was temporarily closed in both directions whilst emergency services dealt with the incident.’