A WOMAN has died after being hit by a car in Southampton.

Police have confirmed that the crash on Bitterne Road West last night was fatal.

A 45-year-old was crossing the dual carriageway when she was hit at around 10pm on Monday, May 2.

The car involved was a black Audi A4 driven by a 51-year-old man and the incident happened at the road's junction with Rampart Road.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “We are appealing for anyone who saw the incident.

READ MORE: Major road into Southampton closed for hours after crash

"It's believed the woman had been in the area around the BP garage for some time prior to the incident and we'd like to hear from anyone who saw a woman in the area in the time leading up to the collision.

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“Likewise, we would also like to speak to anyone who may have seen the Audi being driven before the incident took place. Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 442200172280.

“Officers are also keen to view any dashcam footage anyone may have of the incident or the area prior to the collision.”

The road was closed for several hours while police investigated the incident but was reopened at around 5.45am this morning.

Those with any information can call 101 quoting 442200172280 or alternatively, go online and submit information via this link: www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/.


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