Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was involved in a collision with a car in Eastbourne on Wednesday (September 29).

Emergency services were called to the junction of Courtlands Road and Moy Avenue at around 6pm.

A pedestrian, a 49-year-old woman, suffered a serious injury to her ankle after colliding with a car as she was crossing the road.

Police would like to speak to the driver of a white SUV-style vehicle which left the scene following the collision.

The driver is believed to be a man aged around 60 years old.

Anybody who witnessed the incident, has relevant dash cam footage or any information which could help with