A WOMAN has died after being hit by a car in Malvern yesterday.

A red Fiat 500 ploughed into six pedestrians on the pavement of Church Street shortly after midday yesterday (Tuesday 8 August).

A woman, in her 80s, who was taken to hospital has since died from her injuries.

Two of the victims remain in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car remained at the scene and is helping with enquiries into the cause of the collision. 

No arrests have been made at this time.

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Sergeant Liam Bennet, who is leading the investigation, said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the family of the lady who has died.

“We’re working hard to understand what happened and how the car came to mount the pavement and strike the pedestrians.  While our investigation continues I would ask people to avoid speculating about what happened.”

Anyone who saw the collision or may have dash-cam footage of it is asked to contact Sgt Liam Bennett on liam.bennett@westmercia.police.uk quoting incident number 189i of 8 August.