Jan 18 2009 By Lyndsey Young
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an 81-year-old woman died following a road traffic collision in Wallasey.
Helen Tristrain was crossing the road when she was in collision with a black BMW at the junction of Wallasey Village and Sandy Lane.
She suffered serious injuries in the incident, which happened at 5.30pm on Wednesday and was taken to Arrowe Park Hospital, where she later died.
Ms Tristrain, who had been a widow for 12 years, had lived in the area for more than 20 years and was involved in a number of pensioner groups.
A woman in her 60s was driving the car and stopped at the scene of the incident. She was not hurt in the collision and is now helping police with their enquiries.
Anyone with information or any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Merseyside Police on 0151 777 5771 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.