Woman dies after being hit by car in Corby

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash
Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash

A 29-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Corby on Saturday night.

The woman was crossing the road with a 28-year-old man when the collision in Oakley Road, near the junction with Lyveden Way, took place at about 7.30pm.

The couple were initially involved in a collision with a red Daewoo Matiz before being involved in another collision with a silver Mercedes-Benz.

The woman from Corby was taken to Kettering General Hospital, where she later died.

The man sustained serious injuries to his body and was taken to University Hospital Coventry.

He was taken to hospital by the Magpas Helimedix team of doctor Sarah McNeilly and paramedic Ollie Robinson.

They assessed the man and provided the patient with enhanced A&E level care at the scene before accompanying him in a land ambulance to hospital.

On arrival at the hospital, he was in a serious but stable condition.

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have any information regarding it.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.