A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman in her 50s was mowed down and killed by a car.
The victim was declared dead at the scene in Loughton, Essex, after she was hit by the vehicle just after midnight.
A 61-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.
Police believe the pair are known to each other and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the horror.
A cordon is in place on the residential street where the collision occurred with a forensic tent up.
Cops are now appealing for witnesses and anyone with footage of the incident.
Detective Chief Inspector Scott Egerton, from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “I know this will be a concerning incident for people living in and around this part of Loughton but we do not believe there is a wider risk to the public.
“We are making enquiries to establish the circumstances around this incident but at this stage we believe all those involved know each other and we’re not looking for anyone else.
“There is likely to be a police presence in the area for much of today while we investigate.
“I need anyone who saw anything, has CCTV, dash cam or doorbell footage to contact us.”
Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting incident 13 of 20 August.
Source: The Sun