Pedestrian killed in crash
A 25-YEAR-OLD pedestrian has died after a car accident in Stoke-on-Trent.
The incident happened on Hartshill Road, near to the Jolly Potters Inn, in Hartshill, at around 5.45pm yesterday.
Police say a woman was in collision with a black Toyota Landcruiser.
Victim Rashmi Rao, from Stoke, was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, but died from her injuries earlier this morning.
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Sergeant Pete Finch, investigating officer, is appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time, or may have seen the collision, to come forward.
Following the accident, Hartshill Road was closed for three hours while specialist road collision investigators were on scene, and diversions put in place.
The driver of the Toyota was not injured.
Witness should contact Sergeant Finch at Longton police station on 0300 123 44 55.