A man in his 80s who was knocked down by a car is believed to have sustained serious injuries.

The man was taken to hospital yesterday following a collision in Croxley Green.

The incident happened at around 3.14pm at the junction of Winton Approach and Watford Road.

The road was closed off causing heavy traffic. The ambulance service attended the scene.

Police said today the elderly man’s injuries were serious but "not thought to be life-threatening", as of yesterday evening.

Update: the East of England Ambulance Service have confirmed the man is in his 70s and he suffered a head injury.