UPDATE: High Street collision
Two pedestrians and a cyclist have been hospitalised after they were involved in a collision with a car in Leighton High Street.
The driver of an automatic blue Suzuki Wagon R in his 80s was not injured in the accident that happened at 2.50pm yesterday.
Three ambulances arrived at the scene as well as two police cars that arrived shortly afterwards.
The car is believed to have collided with the cyclist before hitting a wall and then colliding with the pedestrians.
A female pedestrian is in hospital with a head injury and a male cyclist in his 70s has also been hospitalised.
Another male pedestrian is thought to have suffered a leg injury, which is being checked at Luton and Dunstable Hospital.
Megan Potter, 18, of Bideford Green, is a shop assistant at Creighton’s Chocolatiere saw the aftermath of the collision, which happened just outside her workplace.
She said: “I heard a really loud screech and then heard everyone start to panic.
“I looked outside and saw three people lying on the floor and then everyone started flooding down to come and see what had happened.
“My manager was at the back of the shop and heard a bang as the car hit the wall.
“People were trying to see if they could help.”
PC Thompson from Beds and Herts roads policing unit said: “It is not as serious as first thought, but all pedestrians have been hospitalised.”
Leighton High Street has now been reopened after being closed for about an hour.
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