Canvey Island: Woman Dies After Hit By Car

An elderly woman has died after she was hit by a car on Canvey Island.

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The pedestrian was struck by a blue Ford Focus at the junction of Mitchells Avenue and Gains Close shortly after 10am yesterday (Saturday 15 February).

She was taken to Basildon University Hospital by paramedics after sustaining a head injury and died there a few hours later.

The female car driver was uninjured.

Any witnesses to this fatal crash are urged to contact Essex Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email

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