Portsmouth man in his 70s dies after being hit by car at busy junction

A MAN has died after being hit by a car at a busy city junction.

Monday, 10th January 2022, 8:33 am

Emergency services were called to Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea, at 10.12am to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car near the pedestrian crossing at the junction with Fratton Way.

A man in his 70s, from Portsmouth, was taken to hospital where he later died of his injuries.

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Goldsmith Avenue was closed in both direction on Sunday. Picture: Google Maps

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Police have said that the car involved was a blue Hyundai i10.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘Did you see the collision, or the moments beforehand?

‘Do you have dash cam, CCTV or ring doorbell footage showing what happened?

‘Please contact us on 101 or report online, quoting 44220009987.’

Goldsmith Avenue was closed in both directions for a number of hours between Fratton Way and Frogmore Road earlier.

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