Woman in wheelchair dies after being hit by camper van in Haddenham

The junction of Woodways and Stanbridge Road in Haddenham
The junction of Woodways and Stanbridge Road in Haddenham

A pensioner has died after she and the woman pushing her in a wheelchair were struck by a camper van.

The 52-year-old woman was pushing the 69-year-old woman in a wheelchair when they were both hit by a red VW camper van.

Emergency services were quickly on the scene and the pensioner was rushed to Stoke Mandeville Hospital but she has since died.

The other woman suffered multiple broken bones and is being treated at the same hospital.

It happened in Stanbridge Road, Haddenham, around 1.50pm yesterday (Thursday) and police are appealing for witnesses.

The driver of the camper van has been identified but no arrests have been made.

PC Alan Turnbull, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit in Bicester, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw the camper van before it happened.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting URN 701 10/09.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.