A WOMAN has been taken to a major trauma unit after being hit by a car in Lower Gornal earlier today (Monday).

The incident happened at about 12.20pm on Zoar Street.

Two ambulances were sent to the scene where they found a 38-year-old female pedestrian suffering from multiple injuries.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “The car’s passenger side wing mirror was hanging off and the windscreen was cracked.

“The woman was complaining of facial, right wrist, abdominal and left leg injuries."

After treatment at the scene, the woman was initially taken to Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley but she was later transferred on blue lights to the Major Trauma Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.