Leek woman killed in crash on Ashbourne Road


A woman has died after a car collided with her on Ashbourne Road in Leek last night (March 16).

A red Peugeot 407 collided with the pedestrian, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman, who is from Leek, is yet to be identified.

The collision occurred just before 6:40pm and West Midlands Ambulance Service sent out an ambulance and a paramedic support officer.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “An ambulance crew was on scene in less than four minutes and found the woman lying in the road following the collision.

“Having suffered serious injuries, the woman was found to be in cardiac arrest.

“However, sadly it became apparent that nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the car, a man, was treated for the effects of shock and discharged at the scene.”

Anyone with information can contact Staffordshire Police by calling 101 and quoting incident 714 of March 16.


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