AN elderly woman has died after a crash near a bus stop at Herbert Avenue, Parkstone, Poole, on Wednesday night.

The pedestrian was involved in a collision with a white Renault Megane car near the Tesco Express at around 7.45pm.

Police closed the road between Sark Road and Arne Avenue for around three hours.

A Dorset police spokesman said just before 1am on Thursday morning: "Emergency services attended a collision on Herbert Avenue, Poole, near the junction with Stanfield Road at around 7.45pm.

"A white Renault Megane being driven by a local female was in collision with an elderly female pedestrian.

"Ambulance attended the scene and administered emergency first aid.

"The lady was taken to Poole hospital where she sadly died as a result of her injuries.

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"Her next of kin have been informed."

Witnesses or anyone who has any information on the incident should contact Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 19:415.