Police name woman killed as she crossed Wellingborough road

Daria Sandra Pikus was killed as she crossed Turnells Mill Lane in Wellingborough

Daria Sandra Pikus was killed as she crossed Turnells Mill Lane in Wellingborough

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Police have named a 22-year-old Polish woman who was killed as she crossed a road in Wellingborough as Daria Sandra Pikus.

Daria, of Spencer Road, Wellingborough, had been in the country for only a few weeks and had been on her way back from work when she was hit by a car at about 10.15pm on Thursday, March 28.

She was crossing the street after being dropped off in Turnells Mill Lane.

The driver of a silver Ford Focus pulled up on the left carriageway, coming from the direction of Tesco, to let her out of the car.

As she crossed the road she was hit by a silver Vauxhall Corsa travelling in the opposite direction.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward.

A police spokesman said: “A 22-year-old woman from Wellingborough was walking across the road, having just come out of a parked silver Ford Focus.

“As she walked across the road, she collided with a silver Vauxhall Corsa, travelling in the opposite direction of the parked car.

“Sadly, she received fatal injuries and died at the scene.

“Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to call the Drivewatch hotline on 0800 174 615.”