Wiltshire

Pedestrian hit by taxi in Devizes

A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was hit by a taxi in a Wiltshire town.

Police said the Nissan struck the man in Market Place, Devizes, at about 0220 GMT on Sunday.

The 33-year-old has been taken to Frenchay Hospital near Bristol with suspected head injuries, a police spokesman said.

The road was closed for two-and-a-half hours for investigations. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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