Officers are renewing an appeal for information after a pedestrian involved in a collision in Tunbridge Wells later died in hospital. 

The victim, a man aged 75 and from the local area, suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a white Volkswagen Transporter van in Culverden Down, on Saturday 7 January 2023.

The collision happened at around 5.15pm and led to the arrest of a 55-year-old man who was driving the van. He remains on bail, until 28 March.

Did you see anything?

Detective Sergeant Chris Wade, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU), said: ‘The victim sadly died in hospital during the early hours of Wednesday 11 January, and we are continuing our enquires to establish the full circumstances surrounding this collision.

‘We remain keen to speak to anyone with information who has not yet contacted the police. If you witnessed the collision or saw the van in the moments leading up to it please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are also keen to hear from anyone with dashcam, CCTV, doorbell or mobile phone footage that may assist the investigation.’

If you can help, please contact SCIU on 01622 798538 quoting reference 003/23 or email

More stories you might like to read – take a peek below …

By Ed

©2024 Hawkinge Gazette       -       The Hawkinge Gazette is not responsible for the content of external sites