Essex

Kirby Cross hit-and-run: Woman dies in Colchester General Hospital

Frinton Road, Kirby Cross
Image caption The accident took place in Kirby Cross on Boxing Day

A pedestrian has died in hospital after she was injured by a hit-and-run driver in Essex.

The 54-year-old victim was struck on Frinton Road in Kirby Cross at about 17:20 GMT on Boxing Day.

She was taken to Colchester General Hospital for treatment but died earlier.

It is believed she was hit by a small red vehicle that failed to stop at the scene, police said. The investigation continues.

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