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Elderly man dies after being hit by a lorry in Trowbridge

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A man has died after a collision with a lorry in Trowbridge.

The pedestrian, who was in his 80s, was walking along Seymour road at around 2.20pm on Friday (26 October) afternoon when incident happened.

He died at the scene.

The man driving the lorry was taken to hospital to be treated for shock.

Wiltshire Police say the elderly man's next of kin have been told and their thoughts are with them at this difficult time.

We are appealing for witnesses to this tragic collision which took place in a residential area. If you heard or saw anything in relation to this incident - perhaps you have dashcam footage if you were travelling along this road or CCTV on your home - please come forward.

– PC Tom Wilson

Witnesses can get in touch with Wiltshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 54180101784 or call Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.