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Man died after being Struck by a Bus in Reading

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Reading.
At around 11.45pm yesterday (20/10) a pedestrian and a bus were involved in a collision in Great Knolly’s Street.

The pedestrian, a 51-year-old man from Reading, sustained injuries and died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the bus stopped at the scene and was not injured. No passengers were on the bus at the time of the incident.

The road was closed while emergency services attended the scene and reopened at around 4am today (21/10).

An investigation in to the collision is being carried out by Roads Policing officers.

Investigating officer Sergeant Andrew Fordyce, from the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing based at Three Mile Cross, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who saw the vehicle or pedestrian before the collision. Anyone who has any information which could help to establish the circumstances should contact police.”

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference ‘URN 1893 20/10’, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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