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IPCC seeks witnesses after man dies in collision involving police car at Chesterfield

The IPCC is seeking witnesses as it investigates an incident in which an elderly man died when he was in collision with a police car in Chesterfield recently (Monday 4 September 2017).

The man, who lived locally, was walking in Loundsley Green Road, Loundsley Green, at about 8.25am when it happened. Paramedics attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been contacted and the Coroner for Derby has also been informed.

After being notified of the incident by Derbyshire Constabulary the IPCC immediately deployed investigators to the scene and police post incident procedure.

The IPCC understands that the single-crewed police car was responding to an emergency call when the collision occurred. An initial account has been provided by the officer involved and data is being gathered from the vehicle.

A number of independent witnesses have already been identified but IPCC investigators are keen for anyone else who saw the incident but has not yet come forward to contact them on freephone 0800 096 9071 or email: loundsleygreenroad@ipcc.gsi.gov.uk(link sends e-mail)

IPCC Commissioner Derrick Campbell said: “I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family of the man who died and anyone else affected by this tragic incident. We have a duty to independently investigate in these circumstances and we are meeting with the man’s relatives to explain our role in more detail and to assure them they will be regularly updated.”

The IPCC is seeking witnesses as it investigates an incident in which an elderly man died when he was in collision with a police car in Chesterfield recently (Monday 4 September 2017).

The man, who lived locally, was walking in Loundsley Green Road, Loundsley Green, at about 8.25am when it happened. Paramedics attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been contacted and the Coroner for Derby has also been informed.

After being notified of the incident by Derbyshire Constabulary the IPCC immediately deployed investigators to the scene and police post incident procedure.

The IPCC understands that the single-crewed police car was responding to an emergency call when the collision occurred. An initial account has been provided by the officer involved and data is being gathered from the vehicle.

A number of independent witnesses have already been identified but IPCC investigators are keen for anyone else who saw the incident but has not yet come forward to contact them on freephone 0800 096 9071 or email: loundsleygreenroad@ipcc.gsi.gov.uk(link sends e-mail)

IPCC Commissioner Derrick Campbell said: “I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family of the man who died and anyone else affected by this tragic incident. We have a duty to independently investigate in these circumstances and we are meeting with the man’s relatives to explain our role in more detail and to assure them they will be regularly updated.”

 

Channel website: http://www.ipcc.gov.uk

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