A man has has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman killed in a suspected hit-and-run in Dorset.
Erika Prisacaru, 39, was struck by a car as she walked on The Grove in Dorchester, shortly before 8pm on 27 December.
Dorset Police said a 60-year-old man had been detained on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.
A 47-year-old local woman arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of a collision and perverting the course of justice and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. A vehicle was also seized.
Erika Prisacaru from Dorchester – was taken to Dorset County Hospital, but she sadly died from her injuries.
She leaves behind her six-year-old son Andrei who is now being cared for by relatives.
Erika’s distraught family continues to be supported by specially-trained officers.