Wiltshire

Elderly woman dies after being hit by car in Swindon

An elderly woman has died in hospital after being hit by a car in Swindon on Wednesday evening.

Police were called to reports that a pedestrian had been knocked over by a VW Passat in Newcastle Street at about 1930 GMT.

The woman was taken to the Great Western Hospital with serious injuries but later died.

Wiltshire police are asking anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.

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