Pedestrians Hit By Car

12 March 2012, 12:18 | Updated: 12 March 2012, 12:22

A man's died and three other people have been hurt, including an eight year old boy, after they were hit by a car at Lower Stondon in Bedfordshire on Sunday 11 March 2012.

A blue Corsa ploughed into the pedestrians on the A600 Bedford Road, 180 metres south of the junction with Boundary Close, at around 4.05pm.

The 69-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. A 36-year-old man was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with serious injuries while a woman and eight-year-old boy were also taken to hospital for treatment.

Bedfordshire police closed the road was closed while the vehicle was recovered and a full crash investigation is underway. A coroner's inquest will be opened and adjourned in due course, after which the victims will be named.

PC Terry Nesbitt, from the Collision Investigation Unit, is keen to speak with anyone who saw the collision or anyone who saw the car or the pedestrians prior to the collision as they were on the A600.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bedfordshire Police on their non-emergency number 101.