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Pedestrian hit by taxi 'fighting for his life', say Bedfordshire Police

A pedestrian was hit by a taxi in the early hours of Sunday morning Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A pedestrian is fighting for his life after being hit by a taxi in Bedfordshire.

Police were called to High Street North in Dunstable in the early hours of this morning (Sunday May 20) to reports of a crash.

A man had been hit by the car close to the junction with Church Street at around 3.55am. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

"This is clearly a serious incident which has left a man fighting for his life in hospital.

"We are working hard to establish the circumstances around the collision, and would ask that anyone in the area at the time who may have information to help our investigation gets in touch."

– Sgt Paul Stanbridge, Bedfordshire Police

Man stabbed to death in Dunstable named by police

The stabbing happened in Redfield Close. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man who was stabbed to death in Dunstable has been identified.

Mark Evans, from Redfield Close, was found dead at the scene on the evening of March 8th.

Police had been called to reports of concerns for his welfare.

A post mortem revealed he had died as a result of stab wounds.

Angela Ayre, 73, also of Redfield Close, has been charged with murder.

She appeared at Luton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday) where she was remanded into custody ahead of a future court appearance.

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