Police have confirmed that a woman who was critically injured in a road traffic collision at Hethel on Thursday (27 July) has sadly died.


The incident happened at about 10.20pm on Thursday on the B1135 Wymondham Road at Hethel, when a marked police van and a pedestrian were involved in a collision.


The female pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment; however she died earlier this morning (Saturday 29 July).


Officers were in the area responding to a 999 call relating to concerns for the safety of a woman who had been reported missing.


Norfolk Constabulary has referred the matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), who have begun an independent investigation into the incident.