Pensioner dies in road accident

A PENSIONER died today after she was in collision with a car in an Essex town.

A PENSIONER died today after she was in collision with a car in an Essex town.

The 79-year-old was walking in Park Way, Chelmsford, close to its junction with Rainsford Road, at around 10.50am.

A spokeswoman for Essex Police said she was in collision with a red Seat Alhambra - which is similar to a Ford Galaxy.

The pensioner - who has not been identified - was taken to Broomfield Hospital but died from her injuries.

Police are appealing for information and would particularly like to speak to the occupants of a white scaffold van or lorry who may have information about the accident.

Anyone who thinks they can help should call 0300 333 4444.

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