Two pedestrians killed in Romford bus collision named

Bus collision scene The collision happened near the Liberty Shopping Centre.

Two pedestrians who died when they were struck by a bus in east London on Friday have been named by police.

Henry Keller and Colin Graham Hicks, both believed to be in their 60s and from the area, were hit by the vehicle on Western Road in Romford.

They were pronounced dead at the scene of the collision, which happened at about 14:20 GMT.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and later released on bail until January.

Metropolitan Police officers appealed for people who witnessed the collision, including passengers on the bus involved, to contact them.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC London

Weather

London

27 °C 17 °C

BBC Local Live

  1.  
    Olympic Park homes increase 08:14:

    Homes close to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have increased in value by more than £125,000 since London won the bid for the Games nine years ago.

    Olympic Park

    According to research by Lloyds Bank, the average house price in some areas of east London closest to the Park is now about £335,000. The bank said in England and Wales, prices rose by £63,000.

     
  2.  
    Piccadilly road traffic 08:09: Paul Murphy-Kasp Journalist, BBC London

    In town, the A4 Piccadilly is part blocked at Albemarle Street following a collision, leading to queues back through Hyde Park Corner and Piccadilly Underpass.

    For the latest travel news follow @BBCTravelAlert on Twitter.

     
  3.  
    Sunny, warm and thunder 08:02:

    Any localised early low cloud soon clearing to leave another very sunny and warm day with highs of 28C (82F).

    Heavy thundery showers will develop in the afternoon giving some localised downpours, especially in places to the west of Richmond.

     
  4.  
    08:00: Debabani Majumdar BBC London News

    Morning. I'll be guiding you through BBC Local Live today, bringing you the latest news, travel, weather and sport from across London.

    Get in touch with your comments and photos by emailing london.locallive@bbc.co.uk.

     

Features

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • Canada.Hidden rail trip

    Canada's tiny, two-car shuttle is a train lover's dream with scenic views

Programmes

  • A cargo shipThe Travel Show Watch

    It is not cheap or glamorous - so why are people choosing to travel by cargo ship?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.