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A FEMALE pedestrian has been airlifted to hospital after she was hit by a car in Worcester.

The incident happened shortly after 8am outside Nunnery Wood High School and led to the closure of Spetchley Road.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said the woman, aged in her 50s, had been airlified to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham with 'serious injuries' including a head injury where she is in a stable condition.

The car involved was a Vauxhall Zafira. Police are appealing for witnesses and those with information should call 101 and quote reference 75S10/12/12.

The road has since reopened.