Two Men Killed Crossing Road In Ascot

3 August 2018, 15:20 | Updated: 3 August 2018, 15:22

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Two men have died after they were hit by a car in Ascot.

At around 11.30pm on Thursday (August 2) the men were crossing the A329 London Road in Sunninghill, when they were hit by an Audi A5.

The two men, a 48-year-old man from Twickenham and a 61-year-old man from Milton Keynes, both suffered serious injuries.

Paramedics from South Central Ambulance Service treated them but they both sadly died at the scene.

The men’s families have been informed and they're being supported by family liaison officers.

A 17-year-old boy from Ascot has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and also driving whilst under the influence of drugs.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Sergeant Anthony Jenkins, of the Joint Operations Serious Collision Investigation Unit, based at Three Mile Cross, said: 

“This is a tragic incident in which two men have sadly died. Our thoughts are with their families at this very difficult time.

“We are investigating the circumstances of this collision, and would ask anyone with information or may have been driving on the A329 London Road, Sunninghill, shortly before 11.30pm last night and may have dash-cam footage of the collision.

“Anyone with information should go to our website or call 101 quoting the reference 1645 02/08/18.”

“If you wish to report anonymously you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”