Swanage pedestrians seriously hurt in collision

Four elderly pedestrians were seriously injured when they were hit by a car in Dorset.

Two men and two women were taken to hospital with one of the men being airlifted. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The crash happened on Institute Road in Swanage at about 14:30 BST.

Dorset Police said no arrests had been made. A driver, aged in his 20s and from Wareham, is assisting with police inquiries.

Four ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and the air ambulance were sent to the scene, South Western Ambulance Service said.

Institute Road and High Street reopened at 18:00 BST.

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