Cornwall

Man arrested after St Austell crash victim dies in hospital

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman who has died after being knocked down by a car in Cornwall.

The 47-year-old woman from St Austell was hit by a Citroen Saxo in Tremayne Road, St Austell on Thursday and died at Derriford Hospital on Friday.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the suspect and victim knew each other.

The death is being investigated as unexplained by officers from the force's Major Crime Investigation Team.

Emergency services were called to Tremaye Road at about 21:20 BST and the area was cordoned off overnight.

Anyone who witnessed the incident has been asked to contact police.

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