A woman in her 70s has died after being hit by a car in Norwich.

Police were called to Drayton Road at 5pm on Friday after reports that a female pedestrian had been hit by a white Nissan Qashqai.

The woman died at the scene as a result of her injuries. 

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The driver of the Nissan, a man in his 60s, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and for drug driving.

He was taken to Wymondham Police Station for questioning and was later released on bail.

Police officers are asking for anyone with information relating to the incident or with dashcam footage to get in touch quoting incident number 322 of November 10.