Friday

POLICE APPEAL AFTER SANDIACRE DEATH

A man who died after a collision with a car in Stapleford has been named as 72-year-old Colin Philip Brown from Springfield Avenue in Sandiacre. The collision occurred on Derby Road at around 1.40pm on Friday 18th May. The pedestrian suffered a serious head injury and died at the scene. His family have asked for privacy at this difficult time but have issued this tribute: "Colin was a loving husband, father and a kind and caring gentleman to all that knew him. He sadly leaves behind a loving wife and many family and friends, and will be missed by all."
A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released under investigation. If you saw what happened or have any information that could help, please call us on 101 quoting incident 454 of 18th May 2018.