A PENSIONER has been taken to hospital after he was hit by a car in Chard this morning (July 16).

The man, 80, suffered minor injuries and police say he is 'jovial' despite the incident, which happened at 9.36am in Fore Street.

The collision happened outside the Guildhall and involved a Ford C-Max vehicle.

The man has been taken to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton.

Police say they are looking into the matter. Did you see what happened? Call police on 101.