Appeal for witnesses following man's death in Surbiton

By Emily Dalton

16th Sep 2023 | Local News

Police appeal for witnesses following a man’s death in Surbiton. (Photo: Emily Dalton)
Police appeal for witnesses following a man’s death in Surbiton. (Photo: Emily Dalton)

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a man's death in Surbiton.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) at 21:30hrs on Tuesday, 12 September to reports of a man injured on the A3 Hook Rise North.

Officers and LAS attended. Despite the efforts of paramedics the 50-year-old man died at the scene.

At this early stage it is believed that the man fell from a bridge before being struck by at least one car.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The driver failed to stop but was located a short time later. He was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of a collision and bailed pending further enquiries.

Detectives from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are investigating. They would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it.

They would also like to hear from anyone who may have captured the incident on dash cam.

Enquiries remain ongoing to establish the full facts of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 020 8543 5157 or via 101 quoting reference CAD 8676/12Sep.


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