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 FL_COLLISION_INVEST@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk, call 101 or Live Chat via WMP Online. Please quote log 1634 of 14/12.

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