A woman died following a fatal collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian at Bourne End on Wednesday 10th May 2017.
At around 5.05pm officers from Thames Valley Police were called to Station Road, Bourne End following reports of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian.
The pedestrian, a 69 year old woman died at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed. Station Road was closed while the emergency services dealt with the incident.
Firefighters were called to the scene at 5.43pm. One fire appliance with crew attended from Beaconsfield fire station. An officer also attended. The firefighters assisted the police and ambulances services.
Thames Valley Police has launched an appealing for witnesses to the collision. Investigating officer Sgt Mark Ashby of the Roads Policing department based at Amersham police station said: ‘We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision. If you have any information please contact me via the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101 quoting URN 1148 10/5.
If you don’t want to speak directly to police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.‘
Updated on 11th May 2017 at 4.00pm :
Investigating officer Sgt Mark Ashby, of the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing based at Amersham police station, said: ‘A number of witnesses have now come forward and the investigation is in its early stages.
However, we would particularly like to speak to the occupants of a silver Nissan Pathfinder and a black Honda Civic, which were both in the location at the time of the collision and may be witnesses.
If anyone has any further information and has not yet spoken to police, please call 101 quoting URN 1148 10/5.
Our thoughts remain with the pedestrian’s family at this difficult time.‘
Andy Battye, Head of Operations at South Central Ambulance Service, said: ‘We would like to send our sincere condolences to the family of the lady who passed away.
If you witnessed the sad incident that occurred yesterday afternoon and have been affected by what you saw and feel you would like to talk to someone about it, we would urge you to seek assistance from your general practice who can help you access the help and assistance you may need.‘
A 65 year old man from High Wycombe has been voluntarily interviewed and has been released under investigation.