An inquest has been opened into the death of a 100-year-old woman who died after being hit in a supermarket car park.Sounds a bit like she was hit by a reversing car backing out of a space, or something, doesn't it?
Nothing could be farther from the truth. She was safe on the pavement behind bollards when some idiot in a van mistook the accelerator for the brake.
Joan Roskilly, who lived at Homeowan House, in Station Road, Thorpe Bay, died at the scene of the crash outside Asda, Shoebury, on Tuesday, November 29.
The great-great grandmother, who had battled cancer, a kidney transplant and survived four heart attacks, had celebrated her landmark birthday just months earlier.Sadly, she couldn't survive the idiocy of her fellow shoppers:
The inquest was adjourned until Friday, March 10, for a forensic collision investigation report to be completed.Jesus! Who are they getting to write it, George R R Martin? Thomas Harris?