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Nottingham: Pedestrian dies in collision with lorry – road closed

A main road remains closed following a fatal collision in Daybrook, Nottingham.

Emergency services were called to Mansfield Road, shortly before 2pm today (Monday 25 March 2024), following a collision involving a lorry and a female pedestrian.

A 74-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her next of kin has been informed and support is being provided by specialist officers.

The road is closed in both directions and is expected to remain so for a number of hours.

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Members of the public are advised to avoid the area if possible and find alternative routes.

Sergeant Craig Luckett, of Nottinghamshire Police’s Roads Policing Unit and Serious Collision Unit, said: “First and foremost, our thoughts remain with this woman’s family and loved ones.

“We are in the process of carrying out a thorough investigation. Road closures have been put in place while we continue to examine the scene and these are set to remain for some time yet.

“Thank you to everyone for their ongoing patience while we conduct these important inquiries.

“This incident would have been traumatic for people to have witnessed so we’d urge them to please get in touch with the investigation team.”

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information that could assist the police is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 354 of 25 March 2024.

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