Man arrested over Maidstone pedestrian death

A man has been arrested after a car hit two pedestrians in Maidstone, leaving one dead and one seriously injured.

Kent Police said a 34-year-old man died and a woman aged 29 suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash on New Year's Day.

Emergency teams were called to reports that a BMW had hit the pair at about 02:40 GMT.

A 21-year-old Maidstone man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, police said.

The man who died has not yet been identified.

Officers from the serious collision investigation unit are investigating the incident, which happened between Postley Road and Old Tovil Road.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Kent



Min. Night 4 °C


Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.