Hereford & Worcester

Woman dies in lorry crash at The Shambles, Worcester

Emergency services were called to The Shambles near the Argos store, just before 09.20 BST. Image copyright @bigtom1982
Image caption Emergency services were called to The Shambles near the Argos store, just before 09.20 BST.

A 69-year-old woman died when she was hit by a refuse lorry in Worcester, police have said.

Emergency services were called to The Shambles near the Argos store, just before 09.20 BST.

West Mercia Police said the road was closed from Trinity Street to St Nicholas Street.

A spokesman said a woman had died and urged people to avoid the area for several hours. No other vehicles were involved.

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