Victim of Hitcham hit and run named by police

Suffolk Police ANL-160112-112951001
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A man who died following a hit and run in Hitcham has been named by police.

Officers were called on Tuesday 29 November, at just after 1pm to reports of a collision involving a cyclist and a vehicle on Finborough Road, Hitcham.

CCTV pictures of a vehicle that they would like to trace in connection with a fatal fail to stop collision in Hitcham. ANL-160112-112931001

CCTV pictures of a vehicle that they would like to trace in connection with a fatal fail to stop collision in Hitcham. ANL-160112-112931001

The cyclist appears to have been struck by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene.

Colin Taylor, aged 72 from Hitcham, was sadly declared deceased at the scene.

Officers are urgently appealing for the driver or owner of a white DAF LF vehicle to come forward.

“I’M HERE” can be seen written in dirt on the back of the lorry. If you saw this lorry on Tuesday, or if you captured pictures of the vehicle on your dashboard camera, or if you are aware of such a vehicle having sustained damage to the front nearside (passenger side) please contact officers as soon as possible.

CCTV pictures of a vehicle that they would like to trace in connection with a fatal fail to stop collision in Hitcham. ANL-160112-112920001

CCTV pictures of a vehicle that they would like to trace in connection with a fatal fail to stop collision in Hitcham. ANL-160112-112920001

Anybody who was in the area at around 1pm who may witnessed the collision or saw anything, to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting CAD 179 of 29 November.

CCTV pictures of a vehicle that they would like to trace in connection with a fatal fail to stop collision in Hitcham. ANL-160112-112941001

CCTV pictures of a vehicle that they would like to trace in connection with a fatal fail to stop collision in Hitcham. ANL-160112-112941001

Stock picture of DAF LF showing possible area of damage ANL-160112-112910001

Stock picture of DAF LF showing possible area of damage ANL-160112-112910001