Investigations continue into death of Shrewsbury girl, 11, hit by car

By Andrew Morris | Shrewsbury | Crime | Published:

Police were today continuing investigations into the death of an 11-year-old girl hit by a 4x4 in Shrewsbury.

The scene of the crash on Mytton Oak Road. Inset: Floral tributes left at the scene.

The girl, who has not been named but attended St George's Primary School in Shrewsbury, died when she was hit by the car in Mytton Oak Road.

A 77-year-old man from Shrewsbury, arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving while under the influence of alcohol, was released under investigation on Friday night while enquiries continue.

PC Steve Wootton from West Mercia Police said: "We have spoken to a number of witnesses at the scene, but we would still like to hear from anyone who saw what happened and has not yet spoken to an officer.

"This is a devastating tragedy for the young girl's family and her friends and our thoughts remain with them at this difficult time.

"Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 quoting reference 528s of June 15". Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Flowers have been left at the scene of the collision.

Andrew Morris

By Andrew Morris
Content Manager - @AndyMorrisStar

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