Fiveteens and seven others were arrested following the death of a 20-year old pedestrian who was hit by a Ford Fiesta.

  • A 20-year-old woman was strolling in Poole in Dorset when she was struck by a Ford Fiesta
  • The collison was not stopped by the driver, and the woman was left on the roads.
  • After the crash, seven people including five teens were taken into custody. 

After a pedestrian died in an accident involving hit-and-run, seven people were arrested.

She was in her 20s and was walking on the A3049, Poole, Dorset when she was hit by a Ford Fiesta. 

After the collision, the driver failed to slow down, leaving the victim in the roadway, where she was declared dead. By ambulance paramedics starting at 9.46 p.m.

Dorset Police confirmed that the woman’s family was informed.

An 18-year old boy and a woman aged 17 years, as well as two males aged 19 and 20 from Poole, were all arrested for driving offenses.

The victim, who was aged in her 20s, had been walking along the A3049 (pictured) in Poole, Dorset, when she was struck by a black Ford Fiesta last night

A victim in her 20s was strolling along Dorset’s A3049 when she was struck last night by a Ford Fiesta.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop after the collison, leaving the woman in the road, where she was pronounced dead by ambulance paramedics at 9.46pm

The vehicle driver did not stop following the collision. This left the female passenger in the road where ambulance paramedics declared her deceased at 9.46pm.

The vehicle was located and searched by officers immediately.

Traffic unit inspector Craig Tatton said that his thoughts were with the friends and family of the woman who has very tragically died.

“We are conducting inquiries to determine the exact circumstances of this collision. I appeal to witnesses to contact police if they haven’t already.

“I also want to know from motorists that were driving in this area, and may have recorded any relevant footage on their dashcam footage.

“Finally, thank you to the public for patience during the road closures. These road closures were essential to enable emergency service personnel to do their job.