Pair arrested over double death crash in Strood
Two people have been arrested on
suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a mother and
daughter were killed crossing the road in Strood.
Police arrested a 21-year-old man
and a 19-year-old woman, both from Chatham, on Thursday.
The man is the driver of a Ford
Fiesta which was in the area at the time. Both have been bailed
pending further investigation.
The driver of a silver Seat Ibiza,
which hit the couple in Station Road, has not been arrested.
On Sunday, a week after the crash -
which killed Elsie Blades, 84, and her 60-year-old daughter Marilyn
Herlihy - more than 400 vehicles were stopped and motorists
questioned by police at the scene in a bid to find witnesses.
Elsie was pronounced dead at the
scene. Marilyn was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital by Kent
Air Ambulance, but died later.
Anyone with information is urged to
contact police on 01622 798535 or Kent Crimestoppers on 0800
~ Read more
news from Medway >>>
- Click here for more news from across the county...