Elderly man dies after collision in Westcliff

A man has died following a collision in Westcliff last month.

A minibus collided with a pedestrian on St Helens Road around 4pm on Tuesday November 9.

The pedestrian, a man in his 80s, was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

Sadly, he has now died.

The driver of the minibus was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Sergeant Alex Black, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “If you witnessed the collision of have any dash cam footage that may help our investigation, please tell us.

“Any information you can provide may make a difference.”

You can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Please quote incident 705 of 9 November.

You can also call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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