Pedestrian killed in Buxton named

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A PEDESTRIAN who died after an accident in Buxton has been named by police.

Mary Belfield, 76, of New Market Street, Buxton, sustained fatal injuries after she was in collision with a Citroen Dispatch van on Dale Road at 7.10pm on Saturday.

The 19-year-old driver of the van was been arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention.

He has been released on police bail.

Both the driver and his passengers were uninjured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire Constabulary’s witness appeal line on 01773 572929.