AN 18-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a hit-and-run in Test Valley yesterday.

Officers have been investigating a serious injury road traffic collision which occurred on Tutts Lane in West Wellow shortly before 1:45pm yesterday afternoon.

A 23 year-old local woman, who was walking towards Groves Down, was seriously injured in a collision with a white Nissan Micra.

She was taken to Southampton General Hospital with a head injury where her condition is described as critical, but stable.

The 18 year-old woman from Totton has been arrested as part of this investigation and is helping police with their enquiries.