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A pedestrian involved in a road traffic incident in Gillingham has died as a result of his injuries, say Dorset Police.

At around 2.45pm on Monday 13 July 2020 police officers were called to a report of a collision involving a Ford Fiesta and a pedestrian in a car park on Marlott Road, Gillingham.

The pedestrian, a 78-year-old local man, suffered serious injuries and was flown by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital for treatment. He died on the evening of Wednesday 5 August 2020. His family has been informed and is being supported by police officers.

The driver of the Ford was uninjured.

Police Sergeant Nikki Burt, of the Serious Collision Investigation Team, said: ‘Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

‘We are continuing to investigate this incident and would urge any witnesses who have not already spoken to police or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to please get in touch.’

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incident number 13:268. Alternatively, or alternatively to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.



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