Fatal collision in Southend

Mick Ferris

Police are investigating following a fatal collision in Southend during the early hours of this morning, where the vehicle involved failed to stop.

Officer were called to Southchurch Road in Southend towards Shoeburyness at around 1am following reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The car involved, believed to be light in colour, failed to stop at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed anything or could have any dashcam or CCTV which could assist with this investigation can submit a report on the police website or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about the website reporting services.

Alternatively you can call 101.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote incident 37 of December 21 when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.

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Mick Ferris

Editor Email: mickferris@yellowad.co.uk