A PEDESTRIAN was taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car in Fordingbridge town centre.

The incident which involved a Mercedes van happened near the Tesco Express store in Salisbury Street on Monday afternoon.

Emergency services were called at about 1.40pm.

Police and the ambulance service were at the scene.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said that the pedestrian, a 74-year-old woman from Fordingbridge, suffered injuries and was taken to Salisbury District Hospital for treatment.