Cleveland Police closed Marina way in Hartlepool for about 4 hours on Wednesday Night.
The incident happened on A179 Marina Way Cleveland Police confirmed that there was a road closure in both directions between the A689 junction and the B1277 Middleton Road junction, because of an accident, the road is expected to be closed for some time.
Police are now appealing for witnesses to a collision on Marina Way, Hartlepool, on the westbound carriageway close to McDonalds on Wednesday 2nd November at around 6.15pm.
The collision involved a silver Ford B-Max and a 41-year-old female pedestrian.
The pedestrian suffered a broken leg, pelvis and ribs and head injuries. She was taken to James Cook University Hospital for treatment.
An eye witness who does not wish to be named told Police Hour that the scene was horrific, they just laid in the road for ages until the emergency services arrived with the traffic coming to a complete standstill.
They said “It was a complete shock, the person just came out on nowhere the poor driver was in shock as the pedestrian just laid on the road motionless. It seemed to take forever for the emergency services to arrive.
“Once the police got here they seemed to struggle to get through the traffic. Once the ambulance arrived the pedestrian was take away on blue light’s”.
Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact PC Mark Taylor from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 201392.