A woman was taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Swanley.

Officers from Kent Police were called to Bartholomew Way shortly after 5.30pm on Wednesday (February 6) to reports of a crash between the driver of a VW Polo and a pedestrian.

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A Met spokesman said: "Officers and the South East Coast Ambulance Service attended and a woman was taken to a London hospital.

"The road was temporarily closed and reopened by 8pm."

A spokesman for the South East Coast Ambulance Service has said that the woman was treated at the scene before being taken to Kings College Hospital with potentially serious injuries.

Another patient, believed to be the driver of the VW Polo, was also treated and taken to Darent Valley Hospital.