Police officers remain at the scene of a collision along the A127 in Wickford earlier today in which a man died
A man has been detained on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop following a collision and failing to report a collision.
The road has been shut at Nevendon and Fairglen Interchange in both directions for most of the day.
Police would like to hear from anyone who saw a collision involving a pedestrian and a Range Rover Evoque.
They would like to hear from anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area between 1am on Christmas Day and 9.55am today, Friday 27 December.
Anyone with information or dash cam can call our Serious Collision Investigations Unit on 101 quoting incident 285 of 27/12.
You can also report information by visiting: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020119P17-PO1.