An elderly woman was knocked down on the High Street outside Barclays Bank in Bedford town centre this afternoon.
A police spokesman said: ”An elderly woman was knocked down by a Grey Honda Accord outside Barclays Bank on Bedford High Street at approximately 1.55pm this afternoon.
“Paramedics attended to the woman at the scene of the accident after an ambulance was called.”
The woman’s condition is not thought to be life-threatening and she is now being treated at Bedford Hospital.
The High Street was closed from St Peter’s junction after the incident at about 2pm.