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Appeal following fatal fail to stop collision, Croydon


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27-Oct-2014 1:07

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal fail to stop collision in Croydon.

Officers were called at approx 2050hrs on Sunday, 26 October to reports of a collision between a car and pedestrian in Wickham Road, near the junction with Spring Park Road, Croydon.

The collision occurred as a dark coloured BMW car was travelling east along Wickham Road - it then collided with a man who was crossing the road at a designated crossing point.

The car failed to stop at the scene and enquiries continue to trace it.

London Ambulance Service and representatives of London's Air Ambulance attended and the pedestrian, aged 43, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2128hrs.

Officers believe they know the identity of the deceased; enquiries are underway to trace next of kin.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision and witnessed this incident to come forward and speak to them.

The car involved would have sustained frontal damage during the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 0208 285 1574 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No arrests, enquiries continue.