Emergency services were called to Kennedy Way at around 5.40pm following reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian.
Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics, a woman in her 40s was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three people have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.
Police say they the family of the pedestrian are being supported by a specially trained family liaison officer.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have seen a blue Ford driving in the area.
If you saw the incident, the events leading up to it, or have any phone, doorbell, dashcam or CCTV footage, please call 101 and quote reference 5223073278.