Gloucestershire

Woman dies in bin lorry collision near Gloucester

Policeman standing at end of private road
Image caption The woman died on a private road off the A38 in Norton

A woman died when she was struck by a dustbin lorry on a Gloucestershire road.

Gloucestershire Police said the 72-year-old local woman died at the scene, on a private road off the A38 at Norton between Gloucester and Tewkesbury.

The accident happened on a road leading to Gloucester Clay Shooting Club, shortly after 10:00 GMT.

A police spokesman said an investigation has been launched. No arrests have been made.

Police have appealed for a woman who was seen walking a dog on the private road at the time of the collision to get in touch as she may have vital information.

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