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A woman has died after being hit by a car on The Avenue

The incident occurred near Padwell Road

A woman was involved in a fatal collision in the early hours of Saturday morning on The Avenue in Southampton.

The 26-year-old was hit by a white Ford Fiesta at around 1:40am on Saturday 5th January and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The collision is still being investigated and the police have asked for witnesses to come forward. The Hampshire constabulary said: “We would like to talk to anyone who saw what happened or has dash cam footage. We would also like to hear from anyone who may have seen the woman immediately prior to the collision.”

According to the Daily Echo, the police are due to release further details about the accident as well as the identity of the victim in the near future.