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Pedestrian Killed After Collision – Update

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An elderly woman has died in hospital following a serious crash in Churchdown yesterday morning.

The 83 year old woman died at Frenchay hospital in Bristol with her family with her, a police spokesman said this morning.

The woman was airlifted to hospital following a collision near the Hare and Hounds pub in Churchdown on Tuesday morning.

It is understood she was struck by a vehicle as she crossed the road outside the new Tesco supermarket.

Police closed off Cheltenham Road East to all vehicles as emergency services attended the scene this morning, just after 10.30am. The male driver of red Peugeot 206 was uninjured.

A rapid response vehicle from South West Ambulance Service was joined shortly afterwards by a regular ambulance and an air ambulance.

The road re-opened around three hours later.

Drivers heading through Churchdown were advised to avoid the road between the Elmbridge Court roundabout and the Hare and Hounds Pub at Innsworth Lane.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident number 132 of November 19.