Police seek witnesses after Tonbridge pensioner killed by car

The collision took place at the junction of Chapman Way and North Farm Road

Police seek witnesses after Tonbridge pensioner killed by car

by Andy Tong | 10th January 2019

THE police are appealing for information from the public after a pensioner from Tonbridge was killed by a car in Tunbridge Wells.

Steve Hilder, a grandfather who was in his 70s, died after being hit by a grey Land Rover Freelander at around 8.20am on Friday [January 4].

The Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Serious Collision investigation officers are appealing for witnesses to the fatal collision, which took place on Chapman Way in High Brooms near its junction with North Farm Road.

The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 50s from Tunbridge Wells, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. He has been released pending further investigation.

Officers are trying to establish the circumstances of the collision and are calling on anyone with dash-cam footage in the area to contact them.

Please call 01622 798538 quoting reference 04-0270 or email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk

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