Oxford car crash kills pedestrian

Cutteslowe roundabout Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption Police said the driver had been heading towards the Cutteslowe roundabout on the A40 Northern Bypass in Oxford

A woman has been run over and killed while walking along a main road in Oxford.

The victim, in her 20s, was struck by a grey Toyota Avensis just after 23:45 BST on Friday on the A40 Elsfield Way Northern Bypass.

Thames Valley Police said she died at the scene.

Police said the section of the carriageway that was closed for investigation reopened at about 05:00. They are appealing for witnesses.

The driver, who police said had been heading towards the Cutteslowe roundabout, was uninjured.

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