Littlehampton woman killed in collision named

Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault
Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault

A woman from Littlehampton who died after she was involved in a collision with a car on Wednesday (January 20) has been named as Gilda Biffi,

At 10.14am officers were called to reports of the incident in Highdown Drive.

The pedestrian, a 79-year-old woman from Littlehampton, was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where she sadly died of her injuries.

The driver of the van, a 49-year-old man from Worthing, was uninjured.

The road was temporarily closed between the A259 and Cornwall Road but has since reopened.

Witnesses are asked to email or phone 101, quoting Operation Gedding.

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