A teenager is in hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by a car in central Aylesburuy.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward after the 19-year-old woman was struck by a car on the A41 Friarage Road at around 12.40pm on Friday.

The woman, who was a pedestrian, was hit by a white Citroen C1 and suffered severe injuries.

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An ambulance and critical care response car were sent to the scene and the 19-year-old was taken to John Radcliffe Hospital, where she remains in a stable condition.

The driver of the Citroen was uninjured.

Investigating officer, PC Christopher Miller of the Joint Roads Policing Unit based in Amersham, said: “Firstly, our thoughts are with the woman injured in this collision.

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“It took place at the traffic lights on Friarage Road and Station Boulevard.

“We would like to speak with anyone who has information which could assist with us as we investigate the circumstances of this incident.

“If you have dash-cam and were in or around the area at the time, please take a look and share anything significant with police.

“You can make a report online or call the non-emergency number 101, please use the reference 43210546407.”