Woman dies after collision in King’s Lynn

PUBLISHED: 16:49 14 March 2017 | UPDATED: 16:49 14 March 2017

Heather Jane Lord, who was involved in a collision with a van in Kings Lynn on Saturday morning, passed away peacefully on Monday night . Picture: The Lord family.

Heather Jane Lord, who was involved in a collision with a van in Kings Lynn on Saturday morning, passed away peacefully on Monday night . Picture: The Lord family.

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A 79-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a van in King’s Lynn has died.

A woman has died after she was involved on a collision on Railway Road, King's Lynn. PHOTO: Chris Bishop A woman has died after she was involved on a collision on Railway Road, King's Lynn. PHOTO: Chris Bishop

Heather Lord was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge after she suffered multiple broken bones and serious head injuries in the crash on Saturday morning.

Her family said that she passed away peacefully on Monday night.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident, which happened at around 10am on Saturday, at the junction of Railway Road and Norfolk Street.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and re-opened at about 2.20pm.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information concerning the incident.

Anyone who saw the crash should contact PC Andy Goodway at Swaffham Roads Policing on 101.

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