OP HAPPEN: POLICE CONTINUE TO APPEAL FOR WITNESSES TO FATAL CRASH AT CRANMORE

Police on the Isle of Wight are continuing their appeal for information following a fatal road traffic collision that claimed the life of a 45-year-old Island man during the early hours of Saturday morning.

As previously reported by Island Echo, the driver of a Renault Trafic died at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Ningwood Hill, between Shalfleet and Yarmouth, at around 01:20 on 23rd July.

Despite the efforts of medics, the man’s life could not be saved and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

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Officers from the mainland-based Collision Investigation Unit spent several hours piecing together the events of the early hours of Saturday in a bid to understand what led to the 45-year-old’s death.

As part of the ongoing investigation, Hampshire Constabulary is appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or anyone who may have seen the vehicle in the area prior to the collision, to contact them. Were you in the area at the time? Did you see the vehicle before the collision or maybe you have dash-cam footage?

Anyone with information can make contact online or by calling 101 quoting 44220295763 or Operation Happen. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers online or by calling anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Island Echo – Isle of Wight

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