Woman dies following collision in Paignton

(Last Updated On: December 6, 2018)

A 92-year-old woman has died following a collison in Paignton yesterday, Wednesday 5th November.

The collision, involving a female pedestrian and a beige Citroen Xsara Picasso happened on Esplanade Road just before 5pm

The pedestrian from Paignton sustained life-threatening injuries and later died in hospital.

The front seat passenger in the Citroen, an 81-year-old year old woman from Brixham was treated for minor injuries at Torbay Hospital but later released. The elderly male driver from Brixham was uninjured.

A bronze-coloured Kia Ceed, driven by a 51-year-old Paignton woman, was travelling behind the Citroen at the time of the incident and the two vehicles were involved in a further minor collision. The occupants of the Kia were uninjured.

Police closed the road, investigating the scene for a number of hours.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and appealing for any witnesses to the incident to contact them.

Anyone who can assist police is asked to contact 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101, quoting log number 600 of 05/12/18

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