Woman struck by car in Poole dies in hospital

An elderly woman died when she was struck by a car in Poole.

The crash, involving a Renault Megane, happened on Wednesday evening on Herbert Avenue, near the junction with Stanfield Road.

Paramedics treated the woman at the scene before she was taken to Poole Hospital but she later died. Her family has been informed.

Herbert Avenue was closed while crash investigators inspected the scene but it has since reopened.

Dorset Police is appealing for witnesses.

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