Oswestry: Murder arrest after woman dies in hit-and-runon October 9, 2022 at 12:50 pm

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A 22-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car outside a takeaway, police said.

Police at the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash in Oswestry

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman died following a hit-and-run in Oswestry.

West Mercia Police said a car mounted a kerb at about 02:50 BST and hit two people outside the Grill Out takeaway on Willow Street.

Both were transferred to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital by ambulance. The woman died shortly after arrival while the second person had minor injuries.

The suspect, 28, was also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Det Ch Insp Mark Bellamy said: “Thank you to the public for sharing our appeal and coming forward with information which has been vital in making this arrest.

“There will continue to be a police presence in the town centre today while our investigation continues.”

Police at the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash in Oswestry
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