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Arrest after pedestrian dies in Nottinghamshire collision


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Nottinghamshire Police have arrested a 38-year old man, following a series of incidents in the Mansfield and Ashfield areas of the county this morning (Friday 19 April) – including a collision with a pedestrian, following which a man has died.

Officers were called at 9.10am this morning to a report that a car had collided with a residential property in Mansfield Road, Skegby.

Detectives are also investigating a further incident in Melbourne Street, Mansfield Woodhouse, where a vehicle has collided with a number of vehicles and a pedestrian.

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The air ambulance attended the scene of the second incident to treat the pedestrian for his injuries. However, he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The arrested man has been taken to Mansfield’s Kings Mill Hospital for treatment for his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening or life-altering.

Police cordons and road closures remain in place in Mansfield Road, Skegby and in Worcester Street and Park Hall, Mansfield Woodhouse while detectives work to establish the circumstances surrounding these incidents.

Anyone who witnessed these incidents or believes they may have dashcam footage of the incidents are asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 185 of 19 April.

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