An elderly pedestrian has died after a car collided with her in East Grinstead.

The 82-year-old woman, who is from the town, had serious head injuries following the incident around 3.15pm yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, 6).

It happened in Woodlands Road at the junction with Spring Way, and involved a black Volkswagen Golf, driven by a 60-year-old local man.

The victim was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, but has now died.

Police said her relatives have been informed.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police online here, or phone 101, quoting Operation Brancher.