Woman, 86, dies after collision involving pedestrian and car in Syston

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Police are seeking the public’s help after an 86-year-old woman died following a collision in Syston.

The incident, which happened in The Green just after 12.30pm yesterday (Thursday, January 8) involved a green Peugeot 306 and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre where she subsequently died from her injuries.

Detective Constable Ady Keeble, from Leicestershire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I would appeal for anyone who saw the collision to contact me as soon as possible.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who believes they may have seen the Peugeot 306 or the pedestrian beforehand.”

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call DC 506 Ady Keeble on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously and in confidence on 0800 555 111.

A 56-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and been released on police bail pending further enquiries.