A PENSIONER has been hospitalised after being struck by a vehicle in Tadley.

Police were called to Mulfords Hill, in Tadley, at 7.32am this morning (January 17) to reports that a BMW and a pedestrian had collided.

The pedestrian, a 78-year-old woman from Tadley, sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The driver of the BMW, a 23-year-old man, also from Tadley, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and driving whilst unfit through drugs.

He has been released from custody but remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44190019694.