An 87-year-old woman who suffered multiple fractures when she was hit by a car has died.

She was critically injured on or near a pedestrian crossing close to the junction of the B2223 Dominion Road with Southdown View Road in Worthing at 6.50pm last Thursday.

A woman from Worthing, she was flown to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries, where she died on Saturday night (August 2).

The car involved was a silver Ford Focus estate, driven by a 51-year-old man from Hurstpierpoint, who was unhurt.

He was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been bailed until October 23.

Sussex Police is now appealing for witnesses.

Anyone who saw the collision or either party involved just before the incident should call Sussex Police on 101 or email, quoting Operation Foxcote.