Appeal after woman suffers potentially life-threatening injuries in collision in Downend

Avon & Somerset Police are asking for witnesses to a collision in Downend between a woman and a van.

It happened in Chestnut Road at about 9.50am today.

Police say: “We need to hear from you if you saw or have any dash cam footage of a collision involving a white van and a woman who was on foot.

“It happened as the van was turning off the road into a parking area. The woman was taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

“Her family are aware and our thoughts are with them. Officers investigating are also keen to hear from anyone who saw the van or the woman, who was wearing a pink coat, in the moments before the collision.”

If you can help call 101 and give the reference 5222022479.

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