OFFICERS from the Staffordshire & West Midlands Serious Collision Investigation Unit are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Tamworth last week.
The collision happened at 10.45pm on Watling Street, near to the crossroads of Watling Street, Two Gates and Dosthill Road on Friday 21 December and involved a 90-year-old man and a vehicle.
The man who sadly lost his life has been named as Isaac Wright from Atherstone in Warwickshire. Isaac is known to his family and friends as ‘Ike’. Isaac suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.
Specialist officers are supporting his family and have requested that their privacy is respected at this difficult time.
A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice. He has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
Last week we reported how Two Gates Club where the gentleman was a member has offered the reward to anyone who passes information to the police that leads to the arrest and conviction of the driver of the vehicle.
At Tamworth Informed, our thoughts are with the gentleman’s family and friends, along with anyone who attended the scene.