Gloucestershire

Woman fatally injured by car in Cheltenham town centre

Police in Cheltenham
Image caption Crescent Place and Clarence Street have been closed

A woman died when she was struck by a car in a "serious collision" in Cheltenham.

Police officers, paramedics and the air ambulance were called to the Crescent Place, in the town centre, where the crash happened shortly after 09:00 BST.

The road has been shut temporarily, along with Clarence Street, as medical teams and police work at the scene.

Gloucestershire Constabulary confirmed the victim , a pedestrian aged in her 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are in the process of contacting her next of kin and have asked motorists to avoid the area.

Image caption The collision happened shortly after 09:00 BST

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