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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Watling Street, Gillingham

PUBLISHED: 09:20 08 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:20 08 November 2017

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Police continue to appeal for witnesses to the collision

A pedestrian hit by a car as he was crossing the road in Watling Street, Gillingham on Monday has died.

Officers were called to the scene at 12.55pm to reports a man in his 30s, who was crossing close to the junction with Rotary Gardens, has been hit by a red Toyota Aygo.

The pedestrian died from his injuries on Tuesday after being taken to a hospital in London by an air ambulance.

The driver of the car was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for any witnesses who they have not yet spoken to, to get in touch.

Anyone who saw the collision, or the vehicle or pedestrian beforehand, please call the dedicated witness appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting reference DH/252/17.

Alternatively email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk.

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