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79-year-old pedestrian dies after collision with car in Selsdon Park Road

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A 79-YEAR-OLD man has died after a collision involving a car in Selsdon.

The incident occurred in Selsdon Park Road near the junction with Farnborough Avenue at 9am on Saturday (August 23).

Police officers on a routine patrol came across the collision involving the man and a Peugeot 307.

The pedestrian was taken by London Ambulance Service (LAS) to St George's Hospital, in Tooting, but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

He is the second older person to die on Croydon's roads this month. A 77-year-old woman died in hospital two days after being struck by a car while crossing Brighton Road, Purley, on August 8. 

His next of kin have been informed but he has to be formally identified.

The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. He remains in custody.

Officers from the Road Death Investigation Unit, based at Catford, are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call 020 8285 1574. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

79-year-old pedestrian dies after collision with car in Selsdon Park Road


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