Man dies after being hit by a car in Dartford

A man in his 80s has died after being hit by a car in Kent.

Police said the man, who was local and was using a walking stick, was hit by a Volvo saloon in Park Road, Dartford at 08:10 BST.

The driver of the car was taken to Darent Valley Hospital with minor injuries.

Park Road was closed for about six hours while officers from the serious collision investigation unit were at the scene.

Det Sgt Scott Lynch said: "I urge anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet spoken to an officer to get in touch as you might have information that could help our investigation."

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