Police investigating after pedestrian dies in fatal collision in Scarborough

North Yorkshire Police are investigating a fatal collision in Scarborough.

Sunday, 5th January 2020, 10:29 am
Updated Sunday, 5th January 2020, 10:30 am
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The incident occurred around 6pm on Saturday January4 2020 when a black BMW X1 collided with a pedestrian who is believed to have fallen into the road.

The incident took place on the A170 Stepney Road in Scarborough, just after the junction with Stepney Avenue, as the vehicle was travelling away from the town.

Police say the driver of the BMW, a 39-year-old man from Scarborough was uninjured.

However, the pedestrian, a 62-year-old man also from Scarborough, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The pedestrian was accompanied by a 31-year-old man who sustained minor injuries.

The road was closed for just over six hours whilst police collision investigators examined the scene and was reopened around 12.30am.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or seen the two men walking up Stepney Road from the direction of Falsgrave Road before the collision occurred.

They would also like to speak to anyone with dashcam footage who may have been in the area in the time leading up to the collision.

Witnesses are asked to contact the Major Collision Investigation Team on 101 or by email; [email protected] quoting the incident reference 12200002218.