Pedestrian hit by car in King’s Way

POLICE are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a car in King’s Way, Lyme Regis, this morning (Friday).

Police were called to the scene at 8.50am this morning following reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a blue Ford Fiesta.

The pedestrian – a man aged in his 40s – sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is not life-threatening.

The road was closed to allow for an examination of the scene to be carried out.

Police Sergeant Lee Savage, of the traffic unit, said: “An investigation is underway to establish the full circumstances surrounding this collision.

“I would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision and has not already spoken to police.

“I am also appealing for any motorists who were in the area and may have captured the incident on dashcam footage to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting incident number 28:102.

Alternatively, or alternatively to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call freephone 0800 555 111.

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