dies after being struck by a car in Burnham-On-Sea
pensioner has died after being struck by a passing car in Burnham-On-Sea
woman was rushed to Frenchay Hospital following the collision
at the busy junction of Berrow Road and Shelley Drive, pictured,
last Tuesday (January 14th).
police said today that the lady, who was 85 years old, died on
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The incident
occurred at around 5.20pm in Berrow Road when the driver of a
Nissan 350Z and a pedestrian collided."
"The pedestrian, a woman aged 85, was knocked to the ground
and was taken to Frenchay Hospital. Despite receiving medical
treatment she died yesterday morning (Sunday)."
The circumstances of the collision are still being investigated
and police have asked for anyone who witnessed the incident to
get in touch via the Collision Investigation Unit on 101.
police officers were called to the scene and the area was coned
off as investigations began, as pictured. The collision occurred
during the busy evening rush-hour when a period of heavy rain
was passing through the town.