Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Woman dies after being hit by lorry in Southampton

A woman has been hit and killed by a lorry on a street in Southampton.

The 61-year-old, who has not been named, was taken to the city's General Hospital after the incident in Bridge Road, Woolston.

Police have appealed for witnesses who may have seen the accident which happened at about 12:20 BST to come forward.

Motorists were asked to avoid the area while officers carried out inquiries at the scene.