Man killed in collision chasing after his dog
A MAN died in a collision with a car in Hillingdon after he was apparently trying to chase after his dog.
On February 19, the Met police said they came across a road traffic collision between a car and pedestrian at Stockley Road Roundabout, West Drayton, at 10.40pm.
London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended the scene and treated the 35-year-old male pedestrian, who was suffering from critical injuries. He died at the scene shortly after.
Officers believe he was trying to catch his dog, described as a German shepherd or Alsatian, moments before the collision.
Next of kin have been in formed and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.
The driver of the car, a silver Peugeot 307, stopped at the scene.
He was not arrested and is assisting police with their enquiries. Police are now appealing for information from anyone who saw the collision as officers from the roads and transport policing command investigate.
Det Sgt Stephen Pidgeon, who is leading the investigation, said: “We understand the deceased was trying to catch his dog, described as a German shepherd or Alsatian, in the moments prior to the collision.
“As a result of this the deceased ended up in the road where he was struck by the car.
“If anyone remembers seeing this scenario or the collision itself, please contact police.”
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police via the witness appeal line on 020 8991 9555.