Teen dies after collision in Hockliffe

15 April 2019, 17:14 | Updated: 15 April 2019, 18:18

Callum Williams

A 16 year-old from Leighton Buzzard has died after walking along a road and being struck by a car at Hockliffe over the weekend.

Callum Williams, 16, of Redwood Glade, Leighton Buzzard, suffered fatal injuries after he was involved in a collision with a blue Vauxhall Zafira on Leighton Road, close to the junction with Hawthorne Farm, at around 11:42pm on Saturday night (13 April).
Emergency services attended, but Callum was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant Keith Evans, from the Roads Policing Unit, said:

"We are asking for anyone who may have information about the collision, or drivers with dashcams who were in the area at the time of the incident, to help us establish what happened."

Callum’s family have said:

"We are saddened to announce the passing of Callum. He was the loving son of Caroline and Andy Williams; a young man just beginning his journey in life, tragically taken too soon. Callum was a brother, son and uncle. An intelligent, caring, considerate and loving young man, he will be dearly missed by many."

Bedfordshire Police say if you have any information, please call Sergeant Evans on 101, or visit our online reporting centre, quoting Operation Helvellyn.  
Alternatively you can report information online by visiting www.bedfordshire.police.uk/report, or by calling independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.