Man Charged With Murder After 87-Year-Old Killed In Nottinghamshire

21 April 2019, 06:19 | Updated: 21 April 2019, 06:23

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A 38-year-old man has been charged with murder after an elderly pedestrian died following a series of collisions in Nottinghamshire.

Police said an 87-year-old man was pronounced dead shortly after an incident in Mansfield Woodhouse after a car collided with a number of other vehicles and a pedestrian.

Gavin Collins, of Addison Street, Tibshelf, Derbyshire, is also facing charges of kidnap, robbery, attempted robbery, two counts of burglary and two counts of aggravated taking of a vehicle without consent.

He is due before magistrates in Nottingham on Monday.

Officers had been called to a report that a car had crashed into a residential building in nearby Skegby at 9.10am on Good Friday.

An air ambulance attended the scene of the second incident to treat the pedestrian for his injuries, but he was was pronounced dead a short time later.

Anyone who witnessed the incidents or believes they may have relevant dashcam footage is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101.