Two Deaths On Bedfordshire's Roads

3 September 2018, 14:54 | Updated: 3 September 2018, 14:58

Beds Police

Two pedestrians have died on the roads of Bedfordshire in the space of three days.

A pedestrian suffered fatal injuries after being in collision with a car on the Leighton Road in Leighton Buzzard on Friday evening at around 1030pm.

Another person was killed following a crash involving a motorcycle in Carlton near Turvey - yesterday afternoon.

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Two pedestrians have lost their lives in Bedfordshire in two separate crashes over the weekend.

Bedfordshire Police say they were first called to Leighton Road in Leighton Buzzard on Friday evening at around 1030pm (31st August) to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car.

The victim was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital but later died of his injuries.

An 18 year-old man from Leighton Buzzard has been arrested in connection with this incident and has since been released under investigation.

Then yesterday (Sunday, 2nd Sept), police were called to reported of a pedestrian who was fatally wounded in a collision with motorcycle in Carlton, near Turvey.

Shortly before midday, officers were called to reports of the collision on Turvey Road. Emergency services attended the scene and provided treatment to the pedestrian, although he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries but has since been released.

Sergeant Chris Smith, investigating, said: "We are currently trying to establish the surroundings of this incident and would appreciate help from anyone who witnessed the collision to get in touch with us."