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Hunt for Dark Car After Woman, Aged 85, Dies from Her Injuries

Published on: 24 Oct, 2023
Updated on: 24 Oct, 2023

The scene of the incident which led to the death of an 85-year-old-woman. Google Street View

Police are launching a renewed appeal for witnesses after announcing that the 85-year-old woman who was found injured in the road in Mytchett in June has sadly died. The incident is believed to have been a hit-and-run.

Carole Hayward was found in the road with leg injuries at around 3.50pm on Wednesday, June 28.

The incident happened outside Mytchett Community Centre in Mytchett Road (B3411), near the crossroads with Coleford Bridge Road and Mytchett Place Road.

Following a prolonged period in hospital, Mrs Hayward died as a result of her injuries.

An investigation is under way and officers are trying to trace a dark car which was seen leaving the scene and is believed to have been involved.

Detective Constable Richard Edwards, who is investigating the incident, said: “Firstly, on behalf of Surrey Police, I would like to express my condolences to the family and friends of Carole Hayward at this difficult time. We are doing everything we can to establish the circumstances and to trace the vehicle we believe may have been involved.

“We are appealing to anyone who lives in the Mytchett area and may have CCTV (including doorbell footage), or dash camera footage from that day and time, to get in touch, particularly if the footage shows a dark vehicle.

“We are also keen to hear from anyone who was walking around the area and witnessed a dark-coloured car, possibly driving erratically.”

If you can help, please contact the police quoting reference PR/SYP-20230628-0618 via:

If you would rather not speak to the police, you can call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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