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Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in New Malden

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Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in New Malden

Detectives investigating the death of Wilfred ‘Curtis’ Warrington, 74, who died in a fatal collision at Malden Road, are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward.

Just after 15:00hrs on Thursday, 21 July, police were called to a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian on Malden Road in New Malden.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended, but despite the efforts of emergency services, Mr Warrington, who lived locally and was known as Curtis, sadly died at the scene.

His family were informed.

The driver of the vehicle, a skip lorry, stopped at the scene. The driver was not arrested.

An investigation was launched by detectives from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit.

Detective Sergeant Jim Hinchliffe, who is investigating, said: “This collision took place on a busy section of road at a busy time of day and it is likely that someone with dash-cam may have captured some or all of the events surrounding the incident.

“If you are such a person, please do get in touch without delay.

“As they endeavour come to terms with their loss, Mr Warrington’s family has expressed their gratitude for the kind wishes and tributes.”

Anyone who witnessed this collision or has dash-cam footage should call the incident room on 020 8543 5157, call 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 4799/21JUL.