AN elderly man was seriously hurt after being knocked over by a car in Hereford city centre yesterday (May 15).

Emergency services were called to Commercial Road shortly before 4.40pm.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: Upon arrival we found an elderly man who was the pedestrian.

"He was assessed and had sustained serious injuries. He received treatment at the scene and was conveyed to Hereford County Hospital for further treatment. The driver of the car did not require assessment.”