Man arrested as woman dies in road collision

PUBLISHED: 21:02 31 July 2016 | UPDATED: 09:45 01 August 2016

Police are on the scene (Picture: Jason Adams).

Police are on the scene (Picture: Jason Adams).

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A woman in her 80s has died after being involved in a collision with a car in Weston-super-Mare this afternoon (Sunday).

Police are on the scene (Picture: Jason Adams).Police are on the scene (Picture: Jason Adams).

The fatal collision occurred at around 5.35pm on the A370 Bridgwater Road, just before the junction at Bleadon Hill.

The woman was walking her dog when she was involved in a collision with a Landrover Freelander.

She was treated at the scene but died of her injuries.

A man aged in his 40s has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Police are on the scene (Picture: Jason Adams).Police are on the scene (Picture: Jason Adams).

Specialist collision investigators are examining the scene, and the road remains closed.

Anyone who was in the area at the time, or those with information, should call police on 101, quoting 878 of today, July 31.


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