Expectant mother killed in Coventry car crash
- 30 November 2013
- From the section Coventry & Warwickshire
A pregnant woman and her unborn child have died after she was hit by a car in Coventry.
The 33-year-old, who was seven months pregnant, was injured on London Road, near to the junction with Abbey Road.
Emergency crews were called at about 17:30 GMT on Friday, police said.
She was taken to hospital but despite efforts to save her and the baby, both were pronounced dead. The 57-year-old driver of the car was voluntarily interviewed by the police .
The driver, who was in a Nissan Almeira, continues to co-operate with officers, the spokesman said.
PC Damian Gibson, from West Midlands Police, said: "Family liaison officers have been appointed to support the woman's family at this very difficult time.
"London Road is a busy road and we would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision last night."