Tragedy as woman dies after collision at Willington garden centre

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Frosts Garden Centre Willington Google Streetview image capture June 2016 © Google
Frosts Garden Centre Willington. Image: Google Streetview image capture June 2016 © Google

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after an incident in which a 59-year-old woman was sadly killed in a collision in a garden centre car park in Willington.

The incident occurred just before 2.30pm on Sunday (9 June) at Frosts Willington Garden Centre on Sandy Road, Willington.

The victim, a woman from Bedford, was on foot when she was in collision with a grey Renault Captur car and suffered serious injuries when she was trapped under the car. She was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, but sadly died as a result of her injuries.

The car was also in collision with two other vehicles.

Detective Sergeant Craig Wheeler, of Bedfordshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “It was a busy Sunday afternoon at the garden centre and we are hopeful that this appeal may yield more information.

“We would particularly like to hear from anyone who left before the police arrived.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or report online Report | Bedfordshire Police (beds.police.uk) with the reference number 235 from 9 June.