Search

Elderly man dies after being hit by car in Upper Clapton Road

PUBLISHED: 12:11 22 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:20 22 November 2017

Emergency services at the scene in Upper Clapton Road. Picture: @999London

Emergency services at the scene in Upper Clapton Road. Picture: @999London

Archant

An elderly man has died after being hit by a car in Upper Clapton Road this morning.

London's Air Ambulance at the scene in Upper Clapton Road. Picture: @999London London's Air Ambulance at the scene in Upper Clapton Road. Picture: @999London

Police were called just before 10.45am to the junction of Cleveleys Road and the pedestrian, believed to be in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Roads are closed in the are area while the emergency services investigate. The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is assisting officers from the Met’s Road and Transport Command with their enquiries.

Police said the man’s next of kin were in the process of being told about his death.

Emergency services at the scene in Lower Clapton Road. Picture: @999London Emergency services at the scene in Lower Clapton Road. Picture: @999London

Anyone who saw what happened or has any information about the collision can call 101.

Latest Hackney Stories

Yesterday, 18:27

An unbeaten half-century from James Harris saw visitors Middlesex complete an outstanding recovery to beat Leicestershire by one wicket in a marvellously tense finish to their Specsavers Division Two county championship match at the Fischer County Ground, Grace Road.

Yesterday, 17:28

Belgium and Tunisia have met on three previous occasions in all competitions, with a win apiece and a draw. The encounters have been tight affairs, with victories decided by one-goal margins, but today’s match didn’t follow the same trend.

Yesterday, 12:00

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

Yesterday, 08:30

The drama surrounding the threat to Gillett Square continues apace with over 1,500 new signatories in the past month to the Change.org petition to Save Gillett Square, writes Adam Hart FRSA, chief executive officer Hackney Co-operative Developments (HCD) 1996-2012, co-director Vortex Foundation, resident and parent for over 35 years.

The temperature nudged the mercury towards nearly 30c as the man sat down on a bench, sited between Grace Road’s evocative pavilion and the sight screen.

Middlesex ended day three of their County Championship match at Grace Road on 82-3, 299 runs adrift with only seven wickets remaining.

Fri, 16:33

Brazil and Costa Rica were winless in their opening matches at the World Cup and were both hoping for their first victory of the tournament at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.

Middlesex bowled Leicestershire out for 186 in their second innings on a baking hot afternoon at Grace Road, to leave the visitors facing a challenging target of 381 to win.

PROMOTED CONTENT

To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now


Newsletter Sign Up

Hackney Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists