A pedestrian was hospitalised with a broken skull after being hit by a car in the High Street of an Oxfordshire town.

The incident occurred at around 5.25pm on Sunday, June 2 when a collision occurred between a blue Ford Focus and a pedestrian on the zebra crossing on Banbury’s High Street.

A 21-year-old man suffered serious injuries sustaining a broken skull and a dislocated knee resulting in him being taken to Horton General Hospital.

The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and the victim has since been discharged.

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Thames Valley Police is now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Investigating officer PC Matt Watson, of the Roads Policing Unit, said: “We are seeking witnesses to this collision which occurred on a busy street at a busy time of the day.

“We would ask anyone who witnessed this collision or may have dash-cam footage to please come forward.

“If you have information, please provide it via our online reporting pages quoting reference 43240257513, or by calling 101 quoting the same reference.”

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