Fresh Police Appeal for Witnesses

Police are making a new appeal for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision in the Andover area.

A man aged in his 70s was pronounced dead in Duck Street, Abbotts Ann after the white Dacia Sandero he was driving collided with a parked unattended car.

Immediate next-of-kin have been informed, and police are now in a position to name the deceased who was formally identified as Edward Brian Pike, aged 74, of Andover.

No one else was travelling in the Dacia.

The collision took place shortly before 10.30am on Friday, November 14, 2014.

Police are appealing for the driver of a Range Rover 4 x 4-style vehicle to come forward as an important witness. Initial enquiries suggest this motorist performed a u-turn near the local school: Abbotts Ann Church of England primary school.

Officers are also continuing to appeal for any witnesses to the collision or the white Dacia Sandero being driven in the Abbotts Ann area between 10.15am and 10.30am on Friday, November 14, 2014.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit at Eastleigh police station by phoning 101 and quoting Operation Tetcott.

Minicom TextRelay users can call 18001 101.

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