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Police issue update on fatal collision in Falmouth

Police issue update on fatal collision in Falmouth

Published by Emma Carton at 12:03pm 3rd December 2018. (Updated at 12:06pm 3rd December 2018)

Police have confirmed an elderly pedestrian who died after an incident in Falmouth was local.

The 76-year-old man was caught in a collision with a car on Killigrew Street.

The road was closed for more than six hours after it happened on Friday night.

Officers are urging anyone who saw something just before 9pm to come forward.

"Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision in Falmouth on Friday night [30 November] where an elderly male pedestrian died.

"Emergency services were called at 8.45pm following the collision between a silver Seat Leon and a 76-year-old man in Killigrew Street.

"The Falmouth man sustained serious injuries and, despite the best efforts of paramedics, died shortly after arriving at Treliske Hospital.

"Officers from the Alliance Roads Policing Team along with a forensic collision investigator and a scenes of crime officer attended the scene.

"The road was closed for more than six hours while a full examination was carried out to establish the cause of the collision".

Devon and Cornwall Police

Police are asking for anyone who witnessed the collision or saw a silver Seat Leon driving in the area at the time to contact them via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting log number 863 of 30/11/18.

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