Woman badly hurt in Abingdon Road crash

Police and ambulance crews at the scene of the accident at the Lake Street junction in Abingdon Road, Oxford

Police and ambulance crews at the scene of the accident at the Lake Street junction in Abingdon Road, Oxford

First published in News

A WOMAN pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision with a car in Abingdon Road, Oxford, yesterday.

The road was closed for a several hours after the incident, which happened at about 1pm at the junction with Lake Street.

Mohammed Kharal, owner of nearby Sanaa newsagents, said: “Apparently she was crossing the road and they didn’t see her.

“We didn’t see anything. It was just afterwards that we realised what happened.”

Thames Valley Police spokeswoman Connie Primmer said a blue Renault Clio was involved in the collision.

South Central Ambulance Service said the woman is believed to have suffered pelvic and leg injuries.

After the woman was taken to Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital, police officers cordoned off the road while a forensic crash investigator mapped out the site.

Oxford Bus Company had to divert its services via Donnington Bridge and Iffley Road.

Meanwhile, London Road in Bicester was closed yesterday morning after a collision between a cyclist and a car. Emergency services were called at about 8.10am. The cyclist, a woman believed to be in her forties, was taken to hospital, but no details on her condition were released.

Related links

Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone’s contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed

 

  • Our top stories

Scales of justice - 19 people who have been before magistrates in Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 30th March 2015

A round-up of cases recently before magistrates in Oxfordshire

Pair are charged after anti-slavery raids

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

8:30am Monday 30th March 2015

A 44-YEAR-OLD man has been remanded in custody charged with 19 offences against 10 people following Thursday’s anti-slavery raids.

Vigil calls for independent inquiry after Bullfinch report ‘whitewash’

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 30th March 2015

A VIGIL will be held in East Oxford today by residents calling for an independent inquiry into Operation Bullfinch.

Police make a splash for charity fundraiser event

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 30th March 2015

POLICE officers got soaking wet and covered with mud taking part in a Wild Run assault course to raise money for charity.

Video: Is there a flash of Blenheim Palace in new trailer for Bond film Spectre?

Oxford Mail:

9:41pm Sunday 29th March 2015

BLENHEIM Palace seemingly appears in the first official trailer for the new James Bond film Spectre.

Ukip launches election campaign attack on Prime Minister’s ‘patch’

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 30th March 2015

UK INDEPENDENCE Party (Ukip) campaigners claimed they had parked tanks on Prime Minister David Cameron’s “patch” yesterday as they opened their first Oxfordshire office.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree