A WOMAN has died a week after sustaining life-threatening injuries following a crash in a supermarket car park in Poole.

The incident, which happened in the car park of Asda in West Quay Road and involved a silver Vauxhall Insignia and a pedestrian, was reported to police at 2.08pm on Friday September 18.

The pedestrian, a 69-year-old woman, was taken to Southampton General Hospital by the ambulance service with life-threatening injuries.

She died in hospital on Saturday September 26. Her family has been informed and the coroner notified.

The driver of the car, a 39-year-old man from Poole was uninjured. He voluntarily attended a police station for interview on suspicion of driving offences and was released under investigations while enquiries continue.

Police sergeant Craig Tatton, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts are with this woman’s family and friends at this very difficult time.

“We are continuing to investigate the circumstances of this incident and I would ask witnesses who have not yet spoken with police to please come forward.

“I am also keen to hear from anyone who may have captured relevant footage on dashcam.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email to SCIT@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200140931.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.