Leicester

Pregnant pedestrian run over and killed in Leicester

Flowers, toys and notes are left near Aylestone Leisure Centre where Paige Jackson was killed
Image caption Flowers, toys and notes are left near Aylestone Leisure Centre where Paige Jackson was killed

A pregnant pedestrian and has been run over and killed by a car in Leicester.

Paige Jackson, 22, was struck by a black Volkswagen Jetta on Saffron Lane, near the Knighton Lane East junction, at about 06:50 GMT on Saturday.

The company she worked for said she was a "valued friend and colleague" who would be "dearly missed".

The car driver was hurt in the crash, which happened close to Aylestone Leisure Centre, and received treatment.

Det Con Paul Bingham, leading the investigation, has urged witnesses or anyone who saw the car before the crash to contact police.

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