Man dies in suspected hit-and-run in Park Royal

Female driver is arrested after failing to stop at the scene

A man has died in a suspected hit-and-run incident in Park Royal.

Alan Robert Palmer, of no fixed address, was in collision with a Blue Micra on the northbound carriageway of the North Circular Road on Tuesday at 10pm.

Despite the efforts of paramedics the 40-year-old died at the scene opposite a Mercedes Benz showroom.

A post mortem concluded he died of multiple injuries.

The 50-year-old female driver did not stop at the scene but she was located a mile away and arrested.

She has been bailed to re-attend a police station at the end of April.

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The detective investigating the incident is appealing for witnesses to come forward.

DS Chris Osborne, of the Road Death Investigation Unit at Alperton, said: “Although this happened late at night it is still a busy section of road. I am appealing to anyone who saw the collision to contact us in order that we can get a full picture of exactly what happened.

“If anyone saw either the pedestrian or car at any time before or after the incident I would like them to get in touch”.

Anyone with information should call the Road Traffic Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8998 5319 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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