Man arrested one month on from fatal hit and run collision

April Mitchell died after being hit b a vehicle on the A872 in Dunipace at around 12.30am on December 15.

Man arrested after April Mitchell, 53, dies following hit and run in Dunipace, Falkirk Police Scotland

A man has been arrested after the death of a 53-year-old woman in a hit and run in Falkirk.

Officers were called to the A872, at Avonside Drive, Dunipace, after receiving reports that a woman was struck by a car at around 12.30am on Thursday, December 15

Emergency services pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

She was later identified by police as April Mitchell, from the Dunipace area.

A 63-year-old man has now been arrested in connection with the incident and police said a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective sergeant Chris Scott of Falkirk CID said: “I’d like to thank the community for their support and assistance throughout this investigation.”