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Friday, 03 July 2015

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Ulverston crash: Second pedestrian transferred to Blackpool hospital

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was killed in a road accident in Ulverston.

ON THE SCENE Police and paramedics working at the scene of the accident just outside Ulverston

Emergency services were called after two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle in Mountbarrow Road at around 1.30pm yesterday.

The victim, named locally as 19-year-old Jessica Quayle, formerly of Dalton, was in collision with a Peugeot 206.  

The second pedestrian, a female, was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital. Cumbria police have said that she was transferred to Blackpool Victoria Hospital yesterday and it was understood that she was in a serious condition.  

A 23-year-old man from Ulverston has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Cumbria police said he was bailed this morning until August 11.   

Police have informed the family of the deceased and formal identification will take place in due course.

Cumbria Police have asked for anyone who witnessed part of the incident to contact them.

Police have asked anyone who may have seen a silver Peugeot 206 or a black Land Rover Freelander in the vicinity of Croftlands at Birkrigg prior to the collision to contact PC Kevin Bestford at Ulverston Operational Support Unit on 101, or CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting log number 143 of July 7.


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