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Man arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving as woman dies after Bulkington crash

Coventry Editorial 3rd Mar, 2022

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and leaving the scene after a woman died following a crash last night.

It happened on Winterton Road, Bulkington, at the junction with New Street at around 7pm.

West Midlands Ambulance Service crews found the woman, who was in her 70s, lying at the side of the road.

She was treated for serious injuries before being taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.

She later died in hospital and her next of kin has been informed

The 31-year-old man from Bulkington was later arrested in Exhall.

The driver of a red taxi got out to help at the scene and police are appealing for this person to come forward.

Insp Mick Huntley from the serious collision investigation team said: “Anyone who was travelling in the area around the time of the incident and has any dash cam footage, we are urging you to come forward.

“We are working to piece together exactly what happened in the time leading up to this tragic incident and any footage may help with our investigation.”

A post-mortem and formal identification have not yet taken place.

Anyone with information should call Warwickshire Police on 101.

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