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BREAKING: Pedestrian hit by car in front of George Eliot Halls

The victim was rushed to hospital

Between 5.30 and 6pm tonight a student was hit by a car when trying to cross the street by the traffic lights in front of George Eliot Halls.

Multiple police cars and ambulances were called to the scene, causing disruptions in traffic on Egham Hill.

Police on the scene interviewed the young driver and conducted a breath alcohol test.

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One eye witness told the Royal Holloway Tab: ''The light was yellow and the girl walked out at the lights the same time the car tried to go through the lights before it went red.''

The victim was treated on the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital.