Wiltshire

Woman hit by road-sweeping vehicle in Swindon dies

Beechcroft Road, Swindon Image copyright Google
Image caption The accident happened outside Arkells Brewery on Beechcroft Road in Swindon at about 16:30 GMT

A woman died when she was struck by a road-sweeping vehicle as she was on her way to collect her child from a minder.

Emergency crews were called to the scene outside Arkells Brewery on Beechcroft Road in Swindon at about 16:30 GMT.

Wiltshire Police said the 32-year-old woman from north Swindon died shortly after officers arrived. Her family has been informed.

The road remains closed while an investigation takes place.

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