Police name 92-year-old woman killed in fatal crash

Police have named an elderly woman who was killed in a fatal road crash as Christina Young from Edinburgh.

Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 3:34 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th October 2018, 9:07 am

The incident involving a Mercedes GL happened at around 8am on Tuesday in the city’s Southhouse Avenue.

Officers say the 92-year-old pedestrian was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where she later died.

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The woman was struck by a car in Southhouse Avenue, near Gracemount.

Inquiries are continuing and police have asked anyone with information to come forward.

Constable Declan Fitzpatrick said: “Our sincerest sympathies are with the woman’s family and friends at this time. Our investigation to establish the full circumstances of the collision are ongoing.

“I would again appeal for members of the public with information, or motorists with relevant dash-cam footage to contact police immediately.”

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