Pedestrian who died after becoming trapped under vehicle in Exmouth church car park was 84-year-old local woman, police confirm

Police have confirmed a pedestrian who died in a collision with a car in Exmouth today (Tuesday) was an 84-year-old local woman.

Officers have appealed for information over the incident, which involved a blue Ford Fiesta and happened in the car park of All Saints Church, in Exeter Road, at around 4.45pm.

Fire crews and paramedics attended the scene.

The driver of the car, also an 84-year-old woman, was uninjured.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said tonight: “Shortly before 4.46pm on Tuesday 10 December, a single-vehicle road traffic collison occurred in the car park of All Saints Church, Exeter Road, Exmouth, between a blue Ford Fiesta and a pedestrian.

“The Ford Fiesta was driven by an 84-year-old female local to the area. She was uninjured in the collision.

“Sadly, however, as a result of the collision, the pedestrian, also an 84-year-old female local to the Exmouth area, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

“Local officers, as well as officers from the Roads Policing Team and Serious Collision Investigation Unit, attended the scene.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting the log number 580 of 10/12/19.”

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “The control room received a call from the ambulance service to assist with a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.

“Two crews from Exmouth and one crew from Middlemoor were mobilised.

“Unfortunately, the female was trapped under the vehicle and was declared deceased on scene by paramedics after being released from the car.”

Woman dies in Exmouth after she becomes trapped under a car

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