UPDATE: Pedestrian who died in Burton collision is named


We are now in a position to name the pedestrian who died following a collision at Burton-upon-Trent on the evening of Tuesday, February 2.

She was Miss Virve Sidron, aged 67, of Elizabeth Avenue, Rolleston-on-Dove.

A specially-trained officer is supporting her family.

Miss Sidron was in collision with a Renault Scenic car on Rolleston Road at its junction with Harehedge Lane at around 5.45pm. She sustained head injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Royal Stoke University Hospital where, sadly, she died late that night.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 560 of February 2.