News

Woman killed in horrific crash after BMW driver hit two pedestrians during police chase

We’ll bring you the latest updates, photos and videos on this breaking news story.

Road police closed with signs with police cars blocking the road
Two pedestrians hit by a running BMW

A woman has been killed after she was hit by a BMW driver in Manchester during a police chase.

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning and she was one of two pedestrians hit by a fleeing driver.

The driver had previously been caught speeding on the highway before the incident, Manchester Evening News reported .

Despite the best efforts of emergency services at the scene, a 71-year-old woman was pronounced dead on the A34 near Parrs Wood.

A 64-year-old man was also hit by a bullet and remains hospitalized in critical condition.

A 35-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident.

The normally busy road was closed in both directions while emergency services dealt with the incident.






The street where the tragic incident happened

The driver was previously caught speeding in an M60 and after following the vehicle, police attempted to stop the vehicle with an emergency device on Stockport Road.

However, the driver continued toward the intersection of Kingsway and Wilmslow Road, where the vehicle then hit two pedestrians.

The road was closed all night in both directions and reopened shortly before 7am on Sunday.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “At around 12.20am this morning (Sunday 20/2), a patrol officer saw a black BMW speeding in the M60.

Officers monitoring the vehicle attempted to stop the vehicle with emergency equipment on Stockport Road, but the driver continued toward the intersection of Kingsway and Wilmslow, where the BMW subsequently collided with two pedestrians. pedestrians are walking along the sidewalk.

“Despite the best efforts of police and paramedics, a 71-year-old woman died at the scene. A 64-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.







A 64-year-old man was rushed to the hospital and remains in critical condition
(

Image:

Getty Images / iStockphoto)

“The incident was referred to the GMP Professional Standards Branch by the Independent Office of Police Conduct, as per usual policy.

“A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.”

Police Sergeant Phil Shaw, of GMP’s Serious Collisions Investigations Unit, said: “Tragically, a woman has lost her life as a result of this incident and our thoughts are with her family at this time. this.

“A full investigation has been launched and we hope that there may be some witnesses with dashcam footage that can assist in the investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, or visit our website www.gmp.police.uk, citing incident 94 of 20 February 2022.

Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

We’ll bring you the latest updates, photos and videos on this breaking news story.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-woman-killed-horror-crash-26283247 Woman killed in horrific crash after BMW driver hit two pedestrians during police chase

Fry Electronics Team

Fry Electronics.com is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@fry-electronics.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button