A WOMAN was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal car crash near Alcester.

An 83-year-old pedestrian was killed following a collision on Church Lane in Cookhill on Sunday, December 20.

The local man was outside St Pauls Church Hall when the collision, which involved a Nissan X Trail, happened at approximately 5.30pm.

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West Midlands Ambulance Service attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and will be supported by a specially trained Family Liaison Officer.

A 52-year-old Worcester woman was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. She has since been bailed to return to the police station at a later date.

Investigating officers are eager to hear from witnesses.

Road closures were put in place whilst the emergency services responded. It was reopened in full at around 11.20pm.

People who witnessed the collision and haven’t yet spoken to officers you can provide information on the West Mercia Police website.