Pedestrian hit by bus in Maidstone dies in hospital

A pedestrian who was critically injured when she was hit by a bus in Maidstone has died in hospital.

Louise Friday, 44, from Maidstone, suffered serious head injuries when she was struck by a single decker bus in London Road on Saturday.

She was airlifted to King's College Hospital, London, following the crash, where Kent Police said she died at about 0245 BST on Thursday.

The force has appealed for witnesses to the incident.

Pc Claire Russell-Thomas said: "The collision happened on a busy road on Saturday afternoon and would have potentially been witnessed by many people.

"We urge anyone who saw the incident, or events leading up to it, to contact us so we can piece together exactly what happened on Saturday afternoon."

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