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collisioninvestigatiounitsunnyA pedestrian injured in a road traffic collision in Newport on Saturday night has been transferred to Southampton General Hospital. 

A woman – believed to be aged between 25-45 – was struck by a car on the Fairlee Road and Medina Way slip road at around 19:45 on Saturday. The woman was taken to St Mary’s Hospital with minor injuries, however has since been transferred to the mainland with a serious head injury. She is said to be in a stable condition, however.

Investigators from Hampshire’s Collision Investigation Unit arrived at the scene yesterday (Sunday) to carry out further examinations of the area indicating the seriousness of the incident.

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The road was closed for around 45 minutes at the time of the collision.

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