Arrest made after road death of woman, 81

Mary Dawson was struck by a Skoda Superb car and killed outside the Anne Ferguson Building at the Western General Hospital last year. Picture: Kate Chandler

Mary Dawson was struck by a Skoda Superb car and killed outside the Anne Ferguson Building at the Western General Hospital last year. Picture: Kate Chandler

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A MAN had been arrested and charged in connection with a road collision where an 81-year-old woman was knocked down and killed.

• Arrest made in connection with death of 81-year-old woman]

• Mary Dawson was knocked down by a car outside Western General Hospital last year

Mary Dawson was struck by a Skoda Superb car outside the Anne Ferguson Building at the Western General Hospital at around 4pm on December 4 last year.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged, and will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court at a later date.

The pensioner, from Argyle Park Terrace in Marchmont, was treated at the scene but died as a result of her injuries.

Police continue to appeal for anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the incident to contact Police Scotland on 101.

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