AN ELDERLY woman is in a critical condition in hospital after she was hit by a van.

The 84-year-old was flown to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford by air ambulance following the crash in Henley yesterday.

At about 11.20am, a blue Ford Transit van collided with the woman, a pedestrian, on the A4130 Northfield End.

Nobody has been arrested and investigations are continuing.

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Investigating officer PC Matt Booker of the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing based at Bicester, said: “The female pedestrian has sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of this collision and I am appealing to anybody who was in the area at around 11.20am yesterday and witnessed the incident to make contact with police.

“I’m particularly keen to hear from anybody who may have dash-cam footage of the collision, or any information regarding the manner of driving of the Transit van.”

If you have any information, call 101, quoting reference 43190140237, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or make a report online.