Woman killed in late-night hit-and-run crash as cops hunt driver | The Sun

A DESPERATE manhunt is underway this morning after a 22-year-old woman died after being mown down in a late-night hit-and-run.

Police say a vehicle ran over two people outside a takeaway after mounting the pavement in Oswestry, Shropshire.

Emergency services rushed to the scene following the horror outside Grill Out, in Willow Street, at around 2.50am on Sunday.

Both pedestrians were taken to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital by ambulance but tragically one woman died shortly after arrival.

West Mercia Police are now appealing to the public to hunt down the driver of a "light gold" or "champagne" coloured Volvo who is now on the run.

They said the vehicle has not yet been located.

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Detective Inspector Dave Bettison, said: “Clearly this is a concerning incident and I’d like to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to locate the vehicle and driver.

“Our thoughts go out to family of the woman who has died as a result of this tragic incident.

“We believe there may have been a number of passengers in the vehicle, and I would also urge them to come forward."

Police are urging anyone who may have been in the area at the time to come forward if they have any information on the crash.

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And they are asking people to check their mobile phone, dash-cam or CCTV to see if they have footage of the incident itself, or the car in the moments leading up to the incident.

Contact 999 quoting incident number 90i of today.

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