Man dies after being struck by sports car which mounted pavement in Braintree

A man has died after being hit by a car in South Street in Braintree. Picture: GOOGLEMAPS

A man has died after being hit by a car in South Street in Braintree. Picture: GOOGLEMAPS - Credit: Archant

A man who was hit by a sports car which had mounted a pavement in Braintree has died.

Essex Police were called at around 3.30pm, on Sunday, April 8, to reports that a 29-year-old man had been struck by a white Audi R8 which had mounted the pavement on South Street, near Station Approach and the Kwik Fit garage.

He was taken to Royal London Hospital but died on Sunday, April 15.

A 35-year-old man from Halstead and a 35-year-old man from Braintree were arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and were later released under investigation.

Essex Police are appealing for anyone who saw the collision or the vehicle being driven in the general area prior to the collision to get in touch.


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Contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk with information.

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