Stoke & Staffordshire

Arrest after woman hit by taxi dies in Stoke-on-Trent

A man has been arrested after the death of an 83-year-old woman who was struck by a taxi in Stoke-on-Trent.

Lilian Oram, of Dividy Road in the city, was involved in an incident with a dark blue saloon taxi in Charles Street at about 1150 GMT on Wednesday.

She died at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire on Wednesday night.

A Stoke-on-Trent man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention.

The woman had a head injury.

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