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Pedestrian sadly dies after being hit by car in Lockeridge

 Scene of the accident in LockeridgeScene of the accident in LockeridgeGeorge Punton, aged 64 and from Lockeridge died in Southmead Hospital, Bristol on 3 December from his injuries following a road traffic collision in the village on Saturday 21 November (see Dog walker suffers serious injury in collision with car in Lockeridge).

The accident occurred at 10:44am on the main road through the village, just to the South of the Ivy Lane junction on a part of the road where there is no pavement.  He was struck by a silver Vauxhall Zafira as he was walking along the road with his dog with his back to the traffic.  He sustained a serious head injury as a result.

His next of kin have been informed and formal identification has taken place.

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit are investigating and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward and assist police with the investigation.

There have been no arrests, enquiries continue.

If anyone has information that may assist police they are asked to call 101 and ask for the Collision Investigation Unit or alternatively if you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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