Caterham road death 'may be linked' to earlier stabbing

Croydon Road near roundabout with A22 Image copyright Google
Image caption The "altercation" happened on Croydon Road on Saturday evening

The death of a man in a road crash in Surrey may be linked to an "altercation" at a flat nearby, police have said.

A pedestrian was killed when he was hit by a car on the A22 Caterham bypass 23:00 GMT on Saturday.

Police say a man in his 20s was stabbed at an address on Croydon Road between 22:00 GMT and 22:55 GMT in an "altercation" with another man.

The stab victim is being treated in hospital.

Det Insp Claire Loving said: "It is believed the offender and victim were known to each other and officers believe there is no risk to the wider community".

Officers said they believed the "two incidents may be linked" and were trying to establish what happened.

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