Three people in police custody as a woman dies on the outskirts of Bristol after being hit by car

Three people have been arrested in connection with the incident
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman died following a collision on the outskirts of Bristol. Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman died following a collision on the outskirts of Bristol.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman died following a collision on the outskirts of Bristol.

A witness appeal has been set up following a collision involving a car on the outskirts of Bristol, which resulted in the death of a woman, yesterday (March 29).

Emergency services were called to Kennedy Way, in Yate, at around 5.40pm following reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian. Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics, a woman in her 40s was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: “Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time, and they are being supported by a specially trained family liaison officer. Three people have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.

“Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have seen a blue Ford driving in the area. If you saw the incident, the events leading up to it, or have any phone, doorbell, dashcam or CCTV footage, please call 101 and quote reference 5223073278.”