20-Year-Old Woman Dies In Portsmouth

13 May 2017, 12:32 | Updated: 13 May 2017, 12:38

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20-year-old woman from Fareham has died following a collision with a taxi along Lake Road in Portsmouth.


At around 12.30am on Saturday 13 May a collision occurred between a pedestrian and a silver Skoda Octavia taxi on Lake Road.

Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Formal identification procedures are ongoing at this time.

Inspector Darren Ord, said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or saw the pedestrian or the vehicle prior to the collision to come forward and speak to us.”

A 37-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention. He has been released from custody but remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101, quoting 44170178909, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.