Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision in Chigwell. A man has been arrested by officers investigating the incident.
Officers were called at 17:09hrs on Friday, 22 December to Manford Way, Chigwell. A car, believed to be a white Seat Leon, had been in collision with a pedestrian who was walking with two dogs.
Police officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended. Despite their efforts, a 48-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
The two dogs were also killed in the collision.
The driver of the car failed to stop at the scene, and the car was located nearby shortly after the collision. A man was subsequently arrested in connection with the incident and taken into police custody.
Anyone with information and any witnesses yet to speak with police are asked to call 101, ref CAD 5312/22dec. To remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers.

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