Pedestrian dies after collision involving car in Wistaria Road, Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 12:34 21 March 2017

Pedestrian dies after collision involving car in Wistaria Road, Wisbech

Pedestrian dies after collision involving car in Wistaria Road, Wisbech

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A pedestrian has died this morning after a collision involving a car in Wisbech.

Man charged with causing death by careless driving while over the limit after fatal collision in WisbechMan charged with causing death by careless driving while over the limit after fatal collision in Wisbech

Police were called at about 10.20am today (March 21) to Wistaria Road and emergency services are currently at the scene.

“Sadly, the pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and has died at the scene,” said a police spokesman.

“The road is currently closed and is likely to remain closed for some time.

Pedestrian dies after collision involving car in Wistaria Road, Wisbech PHOTO: Ian CarterPedestrian dies after collision involving car in Wistaria Road, Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

“Motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect delays.”

An East of England ambulance spokesman said: “We received a call today at 10.24am to reports of a serious RTC involving a pedestrian on Wisteria Road, Wisbech. We dispatched an ambulance crew two rapid response vehicles, an ambulance officer, and Magpas air ambulance to assist.

“Medics were on scene within two minutes of the call to treat the pedestrian but sadly, despite the best efforts of everyone involved, they were pronounced dead at the scene. Our thoughts are with the friends and family involved at this time.”

Anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the collision should call the Road Policing Unit on 101.

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