Family appeal for witnesses to Belle Isle crash

Police have revealed the name of the 57 year old woman who died from her injuries after being hit by a car whilst crossing Belle Isle Road on Tuesday 3 April 2018.

Bridgett Chappell

Bridgett Chappell was hit by a Skoda Fabia while she was crossing Belle Isle Road near to the junction with West Grange Drive at 8:14pm. She received a serious head injury in the incident and died the next day in hospital.

The driver stopped at the scene and has been interviewed about the incident.

In a statement her family, said:

“The family are absolutely devastated at our tragic and sudden loss. We would like to take this opportunity to encourage anybody who has any information relating to the incident, no matter how minor it may seem, to please contact the police at the earliest opportunity.”

The Major Collision Enquiry Team (MCET) are continuing to investigate the fatal incident. Sergeant Fiona Hoodless of the MCET, said:

“We are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to the collision, anyone who may have seen Ms Chappell or the vehicle prior to the incident. I would also like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time in a vehicle fitted with Dashcam.

“Anyone who can assist should contact MCET on 101 quoting reference 13180156657.

 

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