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Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision on A425, Leamington Spa

Officers from Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses or information following a fatal collision that happened in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 28 June).

The incident took place around 12:04am, when silver Renault taxi van and a pedestrian were in collision on the A425 at the junction of Old Warwick Road.

The vehicle was travelling along High Street in the direction of the railway station.

The pedestrian, a 32 year old man suffered life threatening injuries.

Emergency services attended to him, but sadly he died at the scene. The next of kin have been informed.

The taxi driver is currently helping officers with their enquires.

Investigating officer, Sergeant Jem Mountford, said: "We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed what happened, or who may have seen the man prior to the incident.

"Our thoughts are with his family, and we ask for their privacy to be respected at this difficult time."

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident 3 of 28 June 2017.

Issued 12:01pm, Wednesday 28 June 2017, Kieren Bodill, Corporate Communications

Published 28/06/17