Woman sadly dies following collision in Edinburgh

Published 18 January 2018

Police in Edinburgh can sadly confirm the death of a 60-year-old woman who was struck by a car in the Broomhouse area.

June HollowayThe collision took place in Broomhouse Avenue around 9.40pm on Wednesday 10th January when a stationary orange-coloured Vauxhall Mokka moved backwards and injured four women.

June Holloway sustained serious injuries as a result and sadly passed away in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary this morning (Thursday 18th January).

Three other women were also injured and taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, with a 59-year-old sustaining serious injuries and a 58-year-old and an 81-year-old receiving minor injuries.

June's family have released the following tribute statement through Police Scotland: “We are heartbroken at the loss of our beloved sister and auntie. June’s death has come as a complete shock to us all and we will miss her greatly.

"We would like to thank the wonderful NHS staff, other emergency services and neighbours who worked so hard to try and save her life.

"We’d also like to thank everyone for their support and kind messages over the past week, including Reverend Michael Mair of St David’s Broomhouse Parish Church.”

Sergeant Kos Papakyriakou of Edinburgh's Road Policing Unit said: "Our thoughts remain with June's family as they continue to come to terms with their loss during this very sad time.

"Our investigation into the collision is ongoing and we'd urge anyone who may have witnessed this, and has not already spoken to officers, to get in touch with us as soon as possible."

Anyone with information can contact Edinburgh's Road Policing Unit via 101 and quote incident number 3320 of 10th January.


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