Do you know the identity of a woman killed in Kempston last night? BedfordshirePolice appeal. Officers are asking for help identifying a woman who sadly died following a collision in Kempston on Thursday evening.
At approximately 7pm, the woman, who was a pedestrian, and a car collided on Bedford Road, between the junctions of Bunyan Road and Farrer Street.
Police officers responding to a separate incident were nearby, and gave medical attention while other emergency services made their way to the scene. Sadly, she was pronounced dead a short time later.
Investigators are now asking for the public’s help in identifying the woman, described as around 50 or 60-years-old, 5’6”, of Mediterranean appearance and with dark brown hair.
Sergeant James Thorne, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit, said: “This is obviously a very sad case and our priority is identifying this woman so that we can speak with her loved ones. “It’s likely that she’s local to Kempston, so I would urge anyone who thinks they know someone matching the description to either check on their wellbeing, or get in touch with us.” Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting Operation Folly. Image courtesy of Beds Police.
Sad news coming out of Kempston this evening. Bedfordshire Police have announced a pedestrian has died, following a collision with a vehicle in Kempston. A section of Bedford Road has been closed while Police investigate.
In what is thought to be a separate incident, officers also arrested a man, after reports of gunshots being fired from a car in the Harter Road area shortly before 6pm. Officers will remain in the area throughout the night.
If you have any information, about either incident, please call Bedfordshire Police on 101.
Image courtesy of Bedfordshire Police.