Pedestrian dies after collision on the Ring Road near Warmley

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a fatal collision in on the Ring Road near Warmley this morning.

Emergency services were called to the A4174 at around 4.25am, following the  collision involving a van and a pedestrian.

Despite paramedics’ best efforts, the pedestrian sadly died at the scene. Their next of kin has been informed who will be offered support by a specially-trained family liaison officer.

The road was closed in both directions between the Deanery Road and Wraxall Road junctions while officers carried out enquiries. There was major congestion on nearby roads. The A4174 reopened at around 11.20am.

Anyone who saw what happened or has dashcam footage which might help the police inquiry is asked to contact them on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5223121662, or complete an online appeals form.