Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Elderly woman dies in road incident.

Police are seeking witnesses to an accident following the death of an eldelry woman who sustained serious injuries after being struck by a car in Saltburn.
The 86-year-old woman, from the Saltburn area, was crossing Marske Road adjacent to the junction with The Chine with her husband when the incident occurred on Saturday at around 12.30pm. They were hit by a blue Volkswagen Passat.
Both husband and wife were taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where the elderly lady was pronounced dead. Her husband was treated for a minor laceration to his left hand. The driver of the Passat was also treated for a minor laceration to his hand. Both were later discharged.
Police are now appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact PC Paul Dixon of the roads policing unit on 01642 326326, quoting event number T154248

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