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Witness appeal after jogger dies in East London road accident

PUBLISHED: 07:05 23 January 2010 | UPDATED: 15:30 05 October 2010

A WOMAN out jogging in the evening died two days after an accident while crossing the road. Police are appealing for witnesses after 29-year-old Fiona Daniels died at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel on Wednesday, two days after the accident at Woodford

By Mike Brooke

A WOMAN out jogging in the evening died two days after an accident in East London while crossing the road.

Police today are appealing for witnesses after 29-year-old Fiona Daniels died at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel on Wednesday, two days after being air-lifted 12 miles by helicopter ambulance from Woodford.

She was crossing Woodford Green High Road at 7.20pm on Monday (Jan 18) when she was in an accident involving a blue Ford Focus near the junction with Bunces Lane.

Fiona, from Buckhurst Hill, who had earlier been jogging along the pavement, would have been celebrating her 30th birthday next month.

An inquest opened at Walthamstow yesterday (Friday) and was adjourned.

The driver, who stopped at the scene, was treated by ambulance paramedics for shock.

Police are appealing for witnesses who were in Woodford Green High Road on Monday evening or anyone with information to contact the Chadwell Heath collision investigation unit on 020-8597 4874.


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