A 97-YEAR-OLD woman is fighting for life after a collision with a car.

The woman was hurt in an incident in Belle Vue Road, Bournemouth at 12.30pm on Sunday November 10.

Her injuries are now more severe than originally thought and Dorset Police have appealed for witnesses to the accident.

The car, a black Toyota Yaris, was driven by a local man in his 80s.

Police Sergeant Lee Savage, of the traffic unit said: “To assist with my investigation I would like to request anyone who witnessed the collision or has any relevant dashcam footage to contact police.”

Information to Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 10:163 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.