Man arrested over fatal crash in Coventry released under investigation - The Coventry Observer

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Man arrested over fatal crash in Coventry released under investigation

Editorial Correspondent 17th Dec, 2018 Updated: 17th Dec, 2018

A MAN arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been released under investigation after a woman was killed in Coventry.

The 64-year-old was in Foleshill Road, Foleshill, near the community centre and Lidl supermarket, when she was struck by a blue Subaru car just after 4pm on Friday (December 14).

She suffered very serious injuries and was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

The driver of the car, a 49-year-old Romanian national living in Coventry, stopped at the scene and provided a negative breath test.

He was arrested but was released yesterday (December 16) pending further investigations.

Detective sergeant Paul Hughes from West Midlands Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “We’re appealing for anyone who saw the collision or the Subaru being driven along Foleshill Road, towards Jimmy Hill Way, in the moments leading up to the collision.

“The victim is a local lady and her next of kin has been notified; our thoughts are with them at this very sad time.”

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit via email at, call 101 or Live Chat via WMP Online. Please quote log 1634 of 14/12.

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