Reading: Woman Dies After Car Hits Pedestrians

30 December 2014, 18:02

A woman's died in hospital after being hit by a car which mounted the pavement in Reading on Saturday.

The 36-year-old died in the John Radcliffe Hospital today (30/12).

Shortly after 9pm a silver Vauxhall Astra was travelling in Caversham Road, close to the junction with Swansea Road, when it mounted the pavement and was involved in a collision with two pedestrians and a wall.

The other pedestrian, a man aged in his thirties, sustained serious leg and head injuries, and remains in the Royal Berkshire Hospital in a stable condition.

An investigation in to the cause of the collision is ongoing.

Investigating officer Sgt Ashley Hannibal, from the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing, said:

“I would like to re-appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision who has not already spoken to the police to do so.

“I would also like to speak to anyone who saw the Vauxhall Astra travelling prior to the collision and anyone who saw a red Seat Leon was travelling in the vicinity of the Astra at around the time of the collision.”

If you saw what happened or have any information about the collision please contact Sgt Hannibal based at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Three Mile Cross, via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 and quote URN 1261 of 27/12.

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