Beds, Herts & Bucks

Bedford crash: Man arrested after pedestrian dies

Junction of Charwood Avenue and Needwood Road, Bedford Image copyright Google
Image caption Charwood Avenue and part of Needwood Road were closed for several hours following the crash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a car.

It happened at Charnwood Avenue in Bedford, close to the junction with Needwood Road.

Bedfordshire Police said officers were called at 14:10 GMT. The ambulance service was also called and the pedestrian, a man, died at the scene.

The arrested man remains in police custody.

Related Topics