The Sunday Telegraph

Woman dies after being struck by her own car


A woman in her 80s has died after being hit by her own car, leaving police appealing for witnesses.

Fire and ambulance attended and she was declared dead at the scene, in Broadstair­s on Friday at 3.09pm.

The woman’s blue Hyundai i30 collided with a wall, although she was not in it at the time. She is thought to have been standing outside and was hit. Police are appealing for dashcam footage. Kent Police said: “Officers are keen to talk to a man seen jogging along Percy Avenue who is believed to have alerted neighbours who called the emergency services.

“The vehicle belonged to her. Her next of kin has been informed.”

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