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British lady, 67, is crushed to death ‘by drunk driver’ in Turkey

British lady, 67, who was crushed to death ‘by drunk lady who lost management of her automotive’ and pinned her towards a wall in entrance of horrified revellers on final evening of vacation in Turkish resort of Bodrum

  • Patricia Bernadette Ward, 67, died in Bodrum, Turkey, in a single day on Sunday
  • Ward was strolling dwelling with a buddy round 2am when she was hit by a automotive
  • Mini Cooper pinned her towards a wall; she was pronounced useless on the scene
  • Driver, a lady, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, native media says 

A British pensioner has been killed whereas on vacation with mates in Turkey. 

Patricia Bernadette Ward, 67, died after being hit by a Mini Cooper pushed by a drunk driver whereas on an evening out in town of Bodrum in a single day Sunday.

Ms Ward was strolling again to her lodge round 2am via an space full of bars and golf equipment when the feminine driver lost management of her automotive and mounted the pavement.

The automotive smashed via a bollard along with the highway and pinned Ms Ward towards a wall, which was partially destroyed by the power of the affect. 

Medics had been known as by shocked onlookers, dozens of whom witnessed the accident, however was pronounced useless on the scene.

The driver has been arrested by police, native media stated, whereas Ms Ward’s physique has been despatched for post-mortem.

Ms Ward’s mates instructed native journalists they had been on the final day of their vacation, and that they intend to return to England in the present day. 

A spokesman for the Foreign Office stated: ‘We are supporting the household of a British lady who died in Turkey and are in contact with the native authorities.’ 

Patricia Bernadette Ward, 71, was hit by a car which mounted the pavement outside this bar in the Turkish city of Bodrum and pinned her against the wall

Patricia Bernadette Ward, 71, was hit by a automotive which mounted the pavement outdoors this bar in the Turkish metropolis of Bodrum and pinned her towards the wall

Police arrested the driver - also a woman - at the scene (pictured) on suspicion of drunk driving

Police arrested the driving force – additionally a lady – on the scene (pictured) on suspicion of drunk driving

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