Man dies after petrol station accident

By IH Tuesday 18 September 2012 Updated: 20/09 12:44

AN ELDERLY man has died after being hit by a pick-up truck on a petrol station forecourt in Wellesbourne.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident at the Shell Garage on Warwick Road on Wednesday September 12.

The 88-year old man, who has not yet been named, was on foot and was believed to have had taken shelter under the canopy from a sudden downpour of rain at around 6.20pm when he was hit by a Mitsubishi pick-up.

He was taken to Warwick Hospital, where he died the following day. The pick-up driver was not injured.

Police want to hear from anyone who was also on the petrol forecourt at the time, or who was in the area and saw the Mitsubishi pick-up, or the victim prior to the collision.

Call PC Sharon Coldrick at the MIU Roads on 01926 415415.

Regional news »


Stratford Observer
M40 crash gridlock

A FOUR car smash on the M40 caused gridlock on ...

Rugby Observer
Police seek man in sexual assault investigation

POLICE are trying to trace a man who may be ...

Coventry Observer
Poorest families set to pay higher council tax

THOUSANDS of the poorest households in Coventry are set to ...

Redditch Standard
Fire hits town centre businesses and homes

HOMES and businesses in the town centre have been affected ...