GALLERY: Woman knocked down by car in March high street

Collision on March Town bridge crossing. Picture: Steve Williams.

Collision on March Town bridge crossing. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

A woman has been taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car in March high street today.

The woman, described by witnesses as in her 30s or 40s, was crossing the road at the traffic lights next to the bridge when she was clipped by a car at about 11.40am.

Several members of public rushed to her aid.

Police and ambulance crews are still at the scene.

Scaffolder Matt Young was working metres away on Nene Parade when the incident took place.

He said: “I was working facing the other way so did not hear it and there were no screams.

“There was a lady lying in the middle of the road with a lot of blood on her teeth and nose. She looked like she was in her 30s or 40s.

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“Two or three people rushed to her aid. The driver also got out of his car. She may have lost consciousness for a while and was very shaken.”

The incident has caused tailbacks in March town centre. Police are on hand to marshal traffic.

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