Elderly woman in critical condition after collision on Castle Road, Bedford

Castle Road RTC 17 May 2019

A Bedford woman in her 70s remains in a critical condition after a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Castle Road on Friday evening (17 May).

Read: Castle Road, Bedford closed after road traffic collision

The pedestrian was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by the East Anglian Air Ambulance that had landed in nearby Russell Park.

The driver of the car, an 80-year-old Bedford man, was not injured and is currently helping police with their enquiries.

The collision happened at around 5pm outside Kidman’s Pharmacy.

Two parked cars were also damaged in the collision. The road remained closed between Pembroke Street and York Street for several hours while police gathered evidence and cleared the road.