Pedestrian fatally struck by car in Melksham

Bean Acre Road, Melksham Image copyright Google
Image caption The collision happened on Bean Acre Road, Melksham

A pedestrian has died after being knocked down by a car in Melksham on Saturday evening.

The 60-year-old was struck by a grey Skoda Superb on the A350 Beanacre Road at around 18:00 GMT.

Wiltshire Police said the man died at the scene. His family has been informed.

The road was closed for a number of hours for investigations to take place and re-opened at about 12:30 GMT. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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