Pedestrian killed in road crash

A WOMAN has been killed in a road collision in Frinton this afternoon.

Roddy Ashworth

An elderly woman was killed after she was hit by a car in Frinton's Connaught Avenue today.

Police cordoned off the coast end of the road after the crash, which happened at around 3pm when the pedestrian was in collision with a silver Toyota Corolla.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said that two paramedics and an operations manager were sent to the scene but that the woman, in her 80s, died of multiple injuries.

A police spokesman said that the driver of the Corolla, understood to be a woman, was uninjured but suffered from shock after the crash.

Traffic officers have begun an investigation into the cause of the collision, he added.

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Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Stanway Road Policing Unit on 01206 762512.

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