A WOMAN suffered what police describe as potentially life-changing injuries after being hit by a car.

An accident involving a car and a female pedestrian happened near the Windrush junction of St Michael's Avenue in Highworth just after 10.30pm yesterday.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: "We were called to Windrush, Highworth shortly after 10.30pm last night to reports of a female pedestrian having been hit by a car.

"The casualty suffered potentially life changing injuries. Our officers helped maintain road closures while paramedics attended."

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