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Police appeal after fatal collision involving 82-year-old man and vehicle


Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses to a collision in Cheltenham last month following the death of an 82-year-old man.

The collision, involving a pedestrian and a car, happened outside Prezzo on the Promenade at around 9.38am on Tuesday 23 January.

The pedestrian was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol where he was treated for serious head injuries but died later that evening.

After reviewing CCTV footage from around the time of the incident, officers would like to speak to the drivers of the following vehicles, who they believe may have driven past the pedestrian moments before the collision:

  • A white Audi A1
  • A white Hyundai Ioniq Saloon
  • A white Mercedes taxi
  • A white Volkswagen SUV
  • A grey Fiat 500

The elderly pedestrian was wearing a flat cap, a three-quarter length overcoat and was carrying a large umbrella.

Anyone who may have seen the man or may have dashcam or mobile phone footage from around the time of the collision is also being urged to get in touch.

If you have not yet spoken to police but have any information about this incident, please by completing the following online form, quoting incident 106 of 23 January: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report

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