Pedestrian killed after being knocked down in Stockport

Police have launched an investigation after a pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Stockport.

At about 5.45pm yesterday, Thursday 6 February 2014, a 35-year-old Stockport woman was crossing King Street West, at the junction with Bengal Street, when she was in collision with a Vauxhall Astra being driven north.

She suffered multiple injuries and was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital where she later sadly died.

No-one else was injured in the incident.

King Street West was closed from Mercian Way to Chatham Street while emergency services dealt with the scene but was re-opened before 9pm.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742.