The lower section of Albert Road, Penarth was closed off this morning following a road accident in which an elderly pedestrian was hit by a car .
The accident happened at the junction of Albert Road with Windsor Terrace Lane and the casualty was an 80-year-old woman .
Two police vehicles, a paramedic fast response team and an NHS ambulance were called to the scene. The NHS teams gave first aid to the casualty who was placed on a stretcher and treated on the pavement before taken to hospital by ambulance.
It’s not yet known whether the accident had any connection with a car parked on the double-yellow lines at the spot but a PDN commentator (below) has posted further information which is yet to be confirmed by the police.
Police say the woman is understood not to have life-threatening injuries.The road remained closed for almost an hour .