Police appeal after dog walker dies

POLICE in Essex are appealing for witnesses to a collision which left one pedestrian dead.

POLICE in Essex are appealing for witnesses to a collision which left one pedestrian dead.

At about 5.20pm yesterday a woman, who was out walking her dog along Parklands in Waltham Abbey, was struck by a black Nissan Navara

51-year-old Sandra Toner, of Drayson Close, and her dog died.

The vehicle did not remain at the scene and continued along Parklands into Upshire Road where it then collided with metal railings outside a primary school.


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The driver, a 56-year-old man from Waltham Abbey, was conveyed to Princes Alexandera Hospital, Harlow, where he remains inn a stable condition.

Two sections of the road were closed for about seven hours while forensic collision investigators carries out their enquiries and debris was cleared from the road.

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Any witnesses to the crash are urged to contact investigating officers at the Road Crash Investigation Team on 0300 333 4444.

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