A WOMAN was taken to hospital by ambulance this morning after she was knocked down on a crossing in Devizes.

Police were called to the accident at The Nursery, near the Esso garage after reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car.

A police spokesman said: "The lady is being taken to hospital but doesn't not appear to have any serious injury.

"The road is now clear following the collision on the A361. A woman was hit by a car on the zebra crossing near to the Esso garage."

The accident caused traffic chaos for drivers both coming into the town from the Melksham direction and trying to reach the Bath Road from the town centre.