Man who died crossing The Avenue in Southampton is identified

Police name road accident victim

Police name road accident victim

First published in News

POLICE have today named a pedestrian who was killed on a busy Hampshire main road.

Alan Cunliffe died when he was in collision with a car in The Avenue, Southampton, shortly after 4pm on Sunday [February 16].

Mr Cunliffe, 70, from Chilworth, was crossing the road close to the junction with Saxholm Way when he was struck by a burgundy Audi A3 travelling north towards Chilworth.

Emergency services took him to Southampton General Hospital but he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

The Audi driver, who was uninjured, was a 23-year-old from the Bournemouth area.

Officers are continuing their investigations into the crash.

Witnesses should contact PC Mike Batten at Totton Roads Policing on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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