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Police Appeal After Man Dies In Scarborough Road Collision

Police Appeal After Man Dies In Scarborough Road Collision

Published by Karen Liu at 10:14pm 4th January 2020. (Updated at 10:29am 5th January 2020)

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man died following a collision with a car, on Stepney Road, in Scarborough.

Around 6pm on Saturday evening, a black BMW X1 car collided with a pedestrian who is believed to have fallen into the road.

The incident occurred on Stepney Road in Scarborough, just after the junction with Stepney Avenue, as the vehicle was travelling away from the town.

The driver of the BMW, a 39 year old man from Scarborough was uninjured. The pedestrian, a 62 year old man also from Scarborough was pronounced dead at the scene. The pedestrian was accompanied by a 31 year old man who sustained minor injuries.

The road was closed for just over six hours whilst police collision investigators examined the scene and was reopened around 12.30am.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or seen the two men walking up Stepney Road from the direction of Falsgrave Road before the collision occurred. They would also like to speak to anyone with dashcam footage who may have been in the area in the time leading up to the collision.

Witnesses are asked to contact the Major Collision Investigation Team on 101 or by email; MCIT@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk quoting the incident reference 12200002218.

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