A man has been arrested after a fatal crash in Hereford in the early hours of Sunday.

Police received reports that a man was left seriously injured on Holme Lacy Road after a crash on October 8.

Despite the efforts of paramedics the man, aged 55, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 57-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of a collision and failing to report a collision.


He remains in police custody as the investigation continues.

Anyone who may have seen the victim, or was near Rotherwas Industrial Estate towards Holme Lacy Road after 1am on October 8, is urged to contact PC Jonathan Lynes by emailing jonathan.lynes@westmercia.police.uk quoting incident 68i of Sunday 8 October, 2023.

Alternatively, if you have information but don’t feel comfortable speaking to police, you can speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers. It is 100% anonymous, they never ask your name and they cannot trace your call or I.P address. You can contact them online or by calling 0800 555 111.