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AN elderly woman has died from injuries sustained in a road accident on Canvey around 10am on Saturday, February 15.

The pedestrian, who is believed to have lived locally, was struck by a blue Ford Focus at the junction of Mitchells Avenue and Gains Close.

She sustained a head injury and was treated by paramedics before being taken to Basildon Hospital, but sadly died just hours later.

The female car driver was uninjured and a section of Mitchells Avenue remained closed until approximately 3.30pm.

Any witnesses to this fatal crash are urged to contact Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk